October 20: Initial Strategic Planning Committee meeting
AKA to hold focus groups/interviews throughout the month
Group discussion with faculty members on strategic planning committee
January 19: Strategic Planning Committee meeting
January 26: Meeting with Academic Council
Focus group interviews continue
March 13: Strategic Planning Committee meeting to discuss and develop working hypotheses based on interviews conducted to date, and to identify the initial set of overarching goals
April 13: Strategic Planning Committee meeting to discuss initial framework of the strategic plan
Break for Summer
August 17: Strategic Planning Committee meeting to discuss and refine preliminary draft plan
August 24: Academic Convocation, where preliminary draft plan is presented
Subcommittees develop specific strategies and initiatives for the year's overarching goal
September 14: Strategic Planning Committee meeting in which subcommittees report their progress
Septeber 20: Faculty meeting to include updates and further discussion of plan
Refine content for strategic plan
October 5: Strategic Planning Committee meeting to discuss and refine draft of the full strategic plan
October 18: Faculty meeting to include updates and further discussion of plan
Town Hall forums and other campus meetings to discuss plan
November 9: Strategic Planning Committee meeting for approval of final draft plan
November 15: Faculty meeting in which final draft plan is presented
November 28: College Council meeting in which members vote to endorse final draft plan
November 29: Faculty meeting to vote on final draft plan
November 30: Student Government Association meets to endorse plan
During the planning process, the committee was asked to review and use the following documents to guide and inform development of the plan:
A Practical Guide to Strategic Planning in Higher Education, by Karen E. Hinton
This booklet provides a practical overview of what strategic planning should be at the post-secondary level. It defines the elements of a successful process and offers a brief overview of the history of strategic planning from a practitioner's perspective and a detailed examination of current practices.
These were developed and approved by the campus community during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Developed and approved by faculty during the 2015-2016 academic year, these learning outcomes are designed to encourage intellectual and personal growth across all academic disciplines.
To ensure accountability for the college and the public, each SUNY campus developed a comprehensive Performance Improvement Plan that includes a narrative about strategic priorities as well as data commitments through 2020-2021 based on a standard series of metrics.