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Creating Tulane's Future: A Distinguished University as Distinctive as New Orleans - Strategic Action Plan


Approved by the University Senate November 1, 1999
Revised July 20, 2000

 

Initiative 3: Community

Campus

  • Create a comprehensive master plan for all campuses and facilities that integrates with the goals of the strategic plan. Define development needs and criteria for a ten-year time frame. Define benchmarks and set goals for measuring productivity and condition of facilities, parking and real estate.

References: Priorities 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g
Lead individual or group: Senior Vice President for Operations and CFO, Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration
Key Participant Groups: Appropriate administrative, faculty, staff and student representative groups and other appropriate constituencies
Revised Time Frame: Complete plan by May 2001; implementation ongoing

Community Engagement

  • Broaden and deepen our current partnerships and create new partnerships with educational, business or community organizations to strengthen our connections in the region in areas that contribute to our educational and research initiatives and respond to local urban problems of national concern.

References: Priorities 3h, 3j
Lead individual or group: President's Cabinet
Key Participant Groups: Appropriate administrative, faculty, staff and student groups
Time Frame: Complete plans by May 2000. Begin implementation in FY01
Revised Time Frame: Implementation ongoing

  • Conduct a series of focus groups with members of our local and regional communities to determine Tulane's reputation and position in our neighborhood, in New Orleans and in Louisiana. Establish goals for improvement with a time line and action steps for achieving goals.

Reference: Priority 3l
Lead individual or group: Chief of Staff
Key Participant Groups: Public Relations Office, Government/Agency Affairs, and Institutional Advancement
Time Frame: Complete focus groups and goals by May 2000; begin implementation of recommendations in FY01
Revised Time Frame: Complete focus groups and goals by May 2001

  • Attract the best and brightest among Louisiana high school students to Tulane and enhance the opportunities for every academically qualified Louisiana student to attend Tulane.

Reference: Priority 3i
Lead individual or group: Vice President of Enrollment Management and Institutional Research
Key Participant Groups: Appropriate representative groups
Time Frame: Implementation ongoing

International Engagement

  • Enhance our position and reputation internationally through curriculum development and partnerships with premier international organizations, and by increasing the number of Tulane students that have an international experience and the number of international students studying at Tulane.

References: Priorities 3n, 3o, 3p
Lead individual or group: Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Special Assistant to President and chair of Undergraduate Educational Council
Key Participant Groups: Deans and appropriate faculty and student groups
Time Frame: Complete a plan by May 2000; begin implementation in FY01
Revised Time Frame: Implementation ongoing

Esprit de Corps

  • Complete and implement the marketing and communications plan for Tulane to define the institutional image and message and increase awareness of the university.

Reference: Priorities 3q, 3t
Lead individual or group: Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration
Key Participant Groups: Strategic Marketing Communications Council, appropriate administrative, faculty and staff representatives
Time Frame: Complete plan and begin implementation by May 2000
Revised Time Frame: Implementation ongoing

  • Continue to strengthen our alumni outreach program to enhance alumni participation and involvement with the university regionally, nationally and internationally.

Reference: Priorities 3r, 3s
Lead individual or group: Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Key Participant Groups: Alumni Affairs, Tulane Alumni Association, alumni groups
Time Frame: Complete plan by May 2000; begin implementation in FY01
Revised Time Frame: Implementation ongoing

  • Create a strategy for competing in Division 1A intercollegiate athletics while sustaining a financially viable athletics program.

Reference: Priority 3u
Lead individual or group (revised): Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, President
Key Participant Groups: Athletics Department, appropriate Senate and otherrepresentative groups
Time Frame: Complete plan by May 2000; begin implementation in FY01
Revised Time Frame:
Complete plan by December 2000; implementation ongoing


 

Initiative 4: Resources and Leadership >>

 

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