Economic Sustainability

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 

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 

Create & implement new budget model 

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

Leads: Bryan Dadey, Noel Hornbacher

Diversify revenue sources

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

Leads: Casandra Ulbrich, Bryan Dadey