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Strategic Direction 6: Responsible Stewardship

We will focus our priorities on facilities, technology, core resources, and business policies and practices.

Goal 6.1: Funding Models

Implement sustainable funding models to ensure fiscal stability.

  • 6.1.1: Reduce operational dependence on one-time funding for core functions and services.
  • 6.1.2: Engage the budgetary process to steward resource allocation, enhance sound investment, and address strategic critical need.

Goal 6.2: Master Plan

Maintain the Campus Master Plan.

  • 6.2.1: Ensure sustainability and fiscal resources necessary to update and maintain the Campus Master Plan.
  • 6.2.2: Use the Campus Master Plan to guide and inform decisions.

Goal 6.3: Business Processes

Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of campus business processes, including technology enablement.

  • 6.3.1: Review campus business processes and identify those requiring revision.
  • 6.3.2: Ensure delivery of excellent service experiences through ongoing assessment and periodic administrative reviews where possible.

Goal 6.4: Information Technology

Maintain currency and enable strategic information technology capabilities.

  • 6.4.1: Establish and systematize a sustainable funding model for information technology that accommodates operational support, replacement and upgrades, University growth, cybersecurity, and strategic initiatives.
  • 6.4.2: Ensure accommodation of mandatory and anticipated information technology needs, including both human resources and technologies through annual capacity planning, strategic management, and process assessments. Incorporate a review of current technologies, evaluating any redundant, obsolete, or underused products into this planning process.

Goal 6.5: Safety, Reliability, and Security

Preserve the safety, reliability, and security of the campus community.

  • 6.5.1: Develop and maintain University all-hazards prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts through comprehensive emergency and disaster planning, training, and exercise programs.
  • 6.5.2: Ensure fiscal stability through systematic maintenance, assessment, repair, and enhancement of all campus infrastructure and technologies.
  • 6.5.3: Engage in an enterprise risk management process to enhance communication and strengthen response capabilities.
  • 6.5.4: Maintain and improve technologies and processes related to cybersecurity and privacy to prevent, detect, and respond to incidents.
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