Update (April 2020): The university will pause the strategic planning process for the foreseeable future to focus on immediate needs due to COVID-19, President Thomas LeBlanc announced in a message to the GW community on April 2.
Members of the university community are encouraged to participate in the forums listed below and to submit their comments and questions at any time directly to the strategic planning committees via the feedback form.
Strategic Plan Timeline
University Update forum, strategic plan launch
Faculty-led strategic planning committees launch
|October-December||Committees hold open forums, conduct outreach and gather information|
|November 8||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting|
|December 13||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting, Senate vote on scheduling Faculty Assembly January 13-24|
|January 10||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting|
|January 24||Interim reports from strategic planning committees sent to the Strategic Planning Task Force, Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees, and posted on strategic planning website for community feedback|
Joint Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Task Force meeting
|February 6||Strategic planning update at Board of Trustees meeting|
|February 14||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting|
|March-April||Committees prepare final recommendations|
|March 13||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting|
|April 3||Strategic planning update at Faculty Senate meeting|
|May 1||Committee final recommendations sent to Strategic Planning Task Force, Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees, and posted on strategic planning website|
|May 8||Reports of committees at Faculty Senate meeting|
|May 15||Reports of committees at Board of Trustees meeting|
|May-June||Preparation of final strategic plan package, including budget plan and campus/facilities plan|
|June 27||Final strategic plan for fiscal 2021-2026 presented to Board of Trustees for approval|
We encourage all members of the university community to follow the work of the committees, participate in campus discussions and share their ideas for moving GW forward.