Goals & Priorities
The draft goals
and priorities listed below have been informed by the University's
Compact Planning process, the SUNY Mission Review
II process, ongoing conversations with the University
Senate, deans, vice presidents, faculty and staff, students,
and prospective students and their parents.
UNIVERSITY GOALS AND PRIORITIES (September 2006)
excellence in intellectual achievement across the undergraduate
curriculum and an effective administrative infrastructure
in order to strengthen the recruitment, retention, graduation,
and placement of a diverse and prepared student population.
graduate programs and faculty in areas with potential for
further international and national distinction, as measured
by accepted barometers of academic and scholarly achievement.
and diversify the revenues of the University by targeting
private philanthropy, and a stronger flow of dollars from
the federal government and for-profit corporations.
boost the meaningful scholarly exchange of people and ideas
by further internationalizing and diversifying the University
with regard to composition of the student and faculty bodies,
and the content of the curriculum.
University identity and spirit by developing athletic, recreational,
intellectual, alumni and public relations programs.
exploit the natural linkages between University, city, region
and state, its people and its businesses, to foster economic
transformation, job creation, and a social foundation built
on the ideals of knowledge and discovery.