Cleveland State University

Vision Unlimited: The Strategic Plan

G O A L S
S T R A T E G I E S   2 0 1 2
SUSTAIN AND ENHANCE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND STUDENT SUCCESS

 Strategy A: Improve Quality of Instruction
 Strategy B: Enhance Undergraduate Education
 Strategy C: Enrich Graduate Education and Research
 Strategy D: Pursue Initiatives in Signature Programs


MAINTAIN ECONOMIC STABILITY

 Strategy A: Increase Tuition Revenue by Increasing Enrollments
 Strategy B: Develop Operational Procedures to Enhance Efficiency
 Strategy C: Increase Fundraising to Support New Initiatives
 Strategy D: Maintain a Stable Budget Model

FOSTER A COLLABORATIVE UNIVERSITY CULTURE

 Strategy A: Nurture a Transparent and Interactive Decision-making Process
 Strategy B: Improve Communication Among Students, Faculty, and Staff
 Strategy C: Cultivate and Leverage Assets of a Multicultural Urban Campus
 Strategy D: Create Leadership Development Opportunities for All Members of CSU Community

CREATE A SUPPORTIVE LEARNING COMMUNITY

 Strategy A: Promote a Culturally and Intellectually Rich Campus
 Strategy B: Offer Meaningful Learning Experiences for All Student Constituencies
 Strategy C: Remove Barriers to Student Success
 Strategy D: Promote Engaged Learning to Connect Students to Real-World Experiences

RESPOND TO COMMUNITY NEEDS

 Strategy A: Maintain and Expand Collaborative and Partnership Activities
 Strategy B: Enrich the Urban Community Through Outreach, Service, and Partnerships
 Strategy C: Support, Enhance, and Sustain the University's Engagement Strategy

CONSTRUCT A DISTINCTIVE IMAGE OF ENDURING QUALITY
 Strategy A: Improve the Physical Environment of the Campus
 Strategy B: Develop and Promote Signature Programs to Distinguish CSU from Other Universities



V I S I O N   U N L I M I T E D   G O A L S   &   S T R A T E G I E S
ACADEMIC
EXCELLENCE

  • Improve Undergraduate Education
  • Enhance Graduate Education and Research
  • Develop State-of-the-Art Teaching and Research Facilities
  • Facilitate Signature Programs
  • Explore New Initiatives
  • Develop an Engaged CSU eLearning Community

SOLID FINANCIAL 
FOUNDATION FOR
ADVANCEMENT

  • Increase Enrollments
  • Focus on Retention and Student Success
  • Increase Fundraising to Support New Initiatives• Maintain a Stable Budget Model
  • Develop and Launch New Internationally Focused Initiatives

COLLABORATIVE
ORGANIZATIONAL
CULTURE

  • Create and Maintain Best Practices to Accomplish the University’s Mission
  • Improve Communication Among Students, Faculty, and Staff

COMMITMENT TO
STUDENT SUCCESS
 
  • Promote a Culturally and Intellectually Rich Campus
  • Improve Student Life on Campus
  • Improve the Quality of Student Services


VALUED COMMUNITY
RESOURCE
 
  • Maintain and Expand Collaboration and Partnership Activities
  • Meet Community’s Educational and Economic Development Needs


DISTINCTIVE IMAGE 
 WITH A  VIBRANT
ENVIRONMENT
 
  • Improve the Physical Environment of the Campus
  • Build a Strong and Unique Image of Cleveland State to Distinguish it From Other Universities