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Goals and Select Action Priorities

  1. Promote and support activities of educational distinction. (Aligns with Goals 1 and 2 of University Strategic Plan.)

    1. Ensure academic excellence through program and student learning outcomes assessment.

    2. Encourage and support faculty implementation of applied, experiential, and interdisciplinary learning activities.

    3. Enhance classroom instructional environment to support improved student learning.

    4. Encourage and support faculty research, creative activities, and other professional development activities that involve students.

  2. Serve as a collaborative partner in cultural engagement, economic development collaboration, and K-12 outreach to the local community, region, and state. (Aligns with University Strategic Plan Goal #3.)

    1. Support and continue educational outreach programs to the public through the Multimedia Learning Center, Center for Literary Arts, the FSU Museum of Natural History, the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery, and other means.

    2. Promote FSU outreach programs for K-12 students.

    3. Partner with local, regional, and state businesses to enhance economic development.

  3. Develop new programs to respond to emerging needs and to workforce shortage areas. (Aligns with University Strategic Plan Goal #4.)

    1. Continue planning for Nurse Practitioner Programs.

    2. Continue planning for Physician Assistant Program.

    3. Plan for Collaborative Engineering Program with Allegany College of Maryland.

    4. Review other new programs that address workforce shortage needs.

    5. Review current programs to improve and streamline curricula.

  4. Recruit and retain diverse and talented faculty and staff. (Aligns with University Strategic Plan Goal #4.)

    1. Encourage and support faculty professional development opportunities, especially those that are aligned with college strategic priorities.

    2. Provide mentoring for new full-time faculty.

    3. Provide faculty development activities using on campus resources.