Strategic Themes and Goals
Academic Distinction: The University will strive for excellence by providing a rich, diverse, and global curriculum.
Goal A: The University will produce an intellectual atmosphere conducive to a comprehensive learning experience by focusing on quality in-class and out-of-class experiences.
Goal B: The University will strive for excellence in upper-division liberal arts and professional (major and minor) programs.
Goal C: The University will provide excellent graduate education through continuous quality improvement.
Service Community: The University will emphasize and support services and activities that lead to higher retention, satisfaction and success for students, faculty, and staff.
Goal A: Student retention rates will be above the peer group average.
Goal B: Student graduation rates will be above its peer group average.
Goal C: Employees will be positive about their work experience at SCSU.
Goal D: Conflicts will be resolved locally in a pro-active and positive manner.
University Community Relations: The University will support and recognize partnership development and community engagement efforts that contribute to the well being and stability of the Unviersity and its external stakeholders.
Goal A: The University will receive adequate and increasing support from its external community.
Goal B: The University will serve as a resource for the surrounding community.
Diversity & Social Justice: The University will strive to create and maintain a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and administration from all walks of life.
Goal A: The University's diversity profile of students, faculty, staff and administration will be above its peer group average.
Goal B: The University will provide meaningful diversity education for the entire campus, including support for curricula that include diverse perspectives.
Technology: The University will use appropriate technologies to enhance teaching, learning, research, creativity, scholarship, and service.
Goal A: Students will have the technological skills necessary to compete in the marketplace.
Goal B: Faculty will use technology to enhance teaching, research, and scholarship.