Action Plan for the University Strategic Plan



2001 Action Plan - Priorities

Recruitment & Retention of Students | Undergraduate Experience | Graduate Experience | Academic Programs & Faculty | Connection to the Greater Community | Infrastructure/Support Improvements

Infrastructure/Support Improvements

Note comments on IS&T Infrastructure, Alpharetta Center and Comprehensive campaign sections of the 2000 Status Report.

A successful search for a vice president for finance & administration resulted in our top choice accepting the position. We anticipate an orderly, organized, and consultative approach to solutions on many infrastructure and support issues that will significantly benefit faculty, staff, and students.

Thirty-nine classrooms in the General Classroom Building have been upgraded with data ports for an instructor workstation and an instructor-provided PC, as well as projection systems and screens. In addition, a new PC classroom is being built in Classroom South.

The Alpharetta Center budget was annualized to reflect a full-year operation.

Additional space has been leased in 10 Park Place to accommodate increases in NTT faculty.

A Teaching Learning with Technology Center (TLTC) has been established within the Center for Teaching & Learning. Faye Borthick (Accountancy) is the first TLTC director. After some refurbishment, the center will be located on the second floor of Library South.

Human Resources completed its Administrative & Support Unit Assessment and subsequently developed an approved Action plan.

Lipman Hearne was hired to help develop a marketing plan. This consultant report will help the campus with development of an external communications plan.

What follows in columns II to VI, chart the efforts of the University to achieve the goals of the Strategic Plan. The spreadsheets indicate the strategic allocation of resources in FY01 [column II], vehicles through which action is taken [column III], what has been accomplished in each area of focus [column IV], data for appropriate monitoring of achievements progress [column V], and further actions required in ongoing pursuit of strategic objectives [column VI]. For columns IV and VI, an X indicates that the item is discussed in the narrative above. Column V gives links to appropriate

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