ODOS / Strategic Plan / Goals & Objectives

Strategic Plan

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Goals & Objectives

Goal 1 Foster scholarship, collaboration, discovery, and innovation

Objective 1

Create/support opportunities to engage in scholarship, collaboration, discovery, and innovation


Objective 2

Create a mechanism for rewarding and recognizing scholarship, collaboration, and innovation


Objective 3

Create and enhance evidence-based practices through strategic assessment initiatives


Goal 2 Provide transformative learning experiences

Objective 1

Promote student success by creating meaningful co-curricular, employment, leadership, internship, and assistantship opportunities


Objective 2

Develop student learning outcomes for programs or services and assess them


Objective 3

Promote and create opportunities for students to learn about and engage in meaningful dialogue with individuals from other cultures


Goal 3 Make a significant and visible community impact

Objective 1

Create an environment that encourages, supports, and engages staff in professional development at the individual, departmental, regional, and national levels


Objective 2

Create an atmosphere of inquiry, love of learning, and continuous improvement through a process of ongoing assessment


Objective 3

Articulate the story of the impact that ODOS has on the Illinois community through cohesive, meaningful, and inspirational messages that can be shared through various media


Objective 4

Impart to students a consistent message around the concept of ethical engagement


Goal 4 Steward current resources and generate additional resources for strategic investment

Objective 1

Explore additional revenues, especially in robust advancement and fundraising efforts to meet ODOS goals


Objective 2

Enhance sustainability efforts of our units and engage in the responsible and strategic management of resources


Objective 3

Increase transparency and accountability of resources