Economic Sustainability

Financial stability will allow the university to realize its goals and strategically build and plan for its next 60 years.

Charge

  • Develop sustainable plans that add to the economic vitality of the university 
  • Reduce the university’s carbon footprint and create a university-wide commitment to the environment 
  • Inform university decisions with credible data

Pursue campus carbon neutral operational practices and policies

  • Develop an environmentally-friendly sustainability plan.
  • Identify energy cost savings.
  • Explore reasonable and attainable ways to reduce campus's carbon footprint.

Leads: Bryan Dadey, Carol Glick 
Progress report

Complete development of strategic enrollment management plan 

  • Identify strategies to grow enrollment and credit hours.
  • Continue to diversify student body.
  • Sharpen recruitment efforts with targeted and effective communications and other tactics.

Lead: Melissa Stone 
Progress report

Create & implement new budget model (underway)

  • Move to a Responsibility Center Management budget model.
  • Move to zero-based budgeting practices.

Leads: Bryan Dadey, Noel Hornbacher
Progress report

Diversify revenue sources

  • Begin work on next university capital campaign.
  • Identify alternative revenue streams to support university initiatives.

Leads: Casandra Ulbrich, Bryan Dadey 
Progress report

Strategic Planning

Marc A. Brigolin

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