Final Strategic Plan Endorsed by the Board of Trustees on March 1, 2012. more »
The new strategic plan has been submitted to the Board
of Trustees for a first reading. Click here to download a copy of the
executive summary submitted to the Board. more »
Developing Common Goals: Conference Outcome
On November 1, about 70 individuals from across the campus participated in a Goals Conference. Participants reviewed the strategic themes and vision, proposed and prioritized five goals for each of the strategic themes, and drafted action plans for the top two prioritized goals for each theme. Results are presented below.
Creating a Shared Vision: Conference Outcome | Next Page
More than fifty individuals, representing the campus community and external constituents, created an outline of a shared vision for Eastern Illinois University based on the six strategic themes. Participants were asked to envision Eastern Illinois University five years from now, and then to articulate what the university would look like. The following shared vision, presented verbatim, emerged: printable version (pdf)
Working in teams of two or three, the steering committee members facilitated more than 60 planning discussions with the campus community and external constituents. More than 900 people participated in the process. Click here to read the six strategic themes that were developed from these meetings.
The engagement schedule and results page houses comprehensive results of the steering committee's data gathering and engagement meetings. Meetings are designed to fully engage on- and off-campus stakeholders in discussions of our core values, the current and future challenges we face, and the critical issues we must proactively manage. more »
What is it?
Strategic planning is a collaborative process that encourages us to step out of our day-to-day routines and spend some time discussing and focusing on the future. By participating in a strategic planning process, we create a shared vision and goals for the University.
Why it's important.
At Eastern Illinois University, we are here for our students: to support their learning, to encourage and challenge them to expand their horizons, and to provide them with an educational environment in which they can dream, build and achieve. We aspire to be....
The strategic plan will focus on a set of five to ten strategic priorities that emerge from the discussions with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders. Strategic goals will be established for each priority, and each strategic goal will be supported...
News & Updates
- Three open sessions are being held prior to presenting the strategic plan to the Board of Trustees. more »
- Four strategic planning open sessions are being held to obtain your ideas... more »
- Unable to participate in one of the engagement sessions? Take the survey!