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GOAL 3: SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability of current operations, along with more robust efforts in resourcefulness and efficiency, will support future enrollment growth and University expansion.

 

PRIORITY 3.1 • ENHANCE COMPENSATION PLANNING FOR QUALITY, GROWTH AND LONGEVITY

Objective 3.1.1 – Update the University Compensation Plan based on market-based data

Objective 3.1.2 – Use the new compensation plan to increase median faculty and staff salaries, eventually aligning the University salary median with the market median

 

PRIORITY 3.2 • EXPAND CAMPUS FOOTPRINT TO SUPPORT INSTITUTIONAL GROWTH

Objective 3.2.1 – Plan facilities improvements to align with enrollment growth and expanded program offerings

Objective 3.2.2 – Support expansion and institutional growth through local, regional, state and private partnerships in collaborative work with University Advancement

Objective 3.2.3 – Update the Campus Master Plan to align with the academic plan and other institutional priorities

Objective 3.2.4 – Establish Space Optimization Plan

 

PRIORITY 3.3 • ENHANCE MANAGEMENT PLANNING FOR COMPLIANCE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Objective 3.3.1 – Establish and/or enhance annual training to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations

Objective 3.3.2 – Establish a review and reporting cycle for compliance and emergency preparedness

Objective 3.3.3 – Develop a comprehensive emergency management program

 

PRIORITY 3.4    ENHANCE STRATEGIC RESOURCE ALLOCATION SYSTEMS

Objective 3.4.1 – Review and assess best practices for resource allocation models to engage campuswide communication for effective resource allocation

Objective 3.4.2 – Maintain and enhance the University’s financial health

 

PRIORITY 3.5 • INCREASE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR INNOVATION AND GROWTH PLANNING

Objective 3.5.1 – Review and enhance the Campus Technology Plan to support enrollment growth and student success

Objective 3.5.2 – Establish formal oversight and evaluation cycle for the Campus Technology Plan

Objective 3.5.3 – Align Technology Fee use to support planning for growth and expansion and to optimize teaching and learning

Objective 3.5.4 – Establish and align procedure for technology needs that creates a clear tie of requests to needs that support the strategic plan of APSU

Objective 3.5.5 – Assess and enhance information technology resources and infrastructure to support an increase in online enrollment and online student success

 

PRIORITY 3.6 • INCREASE RESOURCEFULNESS AND EFFICIENCY

Objective 3.6.1 – Evaluate and analyze the current condition and energy consumption of physical facilities for increased efficiencies

Objective 3.6.2 – Increase alternative sources of revenue to support the University’s mission

Objective 3.6.3 – Evaluate, analyze and implement opportunities for administrative process re-engineering

 

PRIORITY 3.7 • ENRICH THE INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS PLANNING PROCESS

Objective 3.7.1 – Develop, implement and assess training and best practices to create campuswide engagement in the institutional effectiveness process

Objective 3.7.2 – Assess and enhance the institutional effectiveness reporting process

 

PRIORITY 3.8 • IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THE TENNESSEE FOCUS ACT

Objective 3.8.1 – Establish transition plan/timeline and structures to support autonomy

Objective 3.8.2 – Develop communication pathways and collaborative programs with other Tennessee institutions of higher learning to promote innovation and student success

Objective 3.8.3 – Align institutional goals with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s masterplan regarding economic development, workforce development, research needs and increased degreeproduction

Objective 3.8.4 – Develop and communicate Austin Peay’s place in the portfolio of Tennessee public universities