Updates

Status Reports

On Nov. 21, 2019, each faculty-led strategic planning committee provided a report to the Board of Trustees' Strategic Planning Task Force, outlining accomplishments, outreach efforts, challenges, preliminary recommendations and next steps.

Read the committees' reports:

World-Class Faculty (PDF)

High-Quality Undergraduate Education (PDF)

Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education (PDF) 

High-Impact Research (PDF)

Recent News

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Holds Third Public Forum

December 18, 2019

The committee plans to frame its recommendations around the goals of investing in people, ideas and infrastructure.

President LeBlanc Presents Strategic Plan Data to Faculty Senate

December 16, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc provided internal and external data trustees used to determine the goals for undergraduate enrollment and STEM.

Strategic Planning Committees Give Updates at Faculty Senate

December 16, 2019

The chairs of four faculty-led committees presented on their current achievements, preliminary recommendations and next steps.

Outreach Continues, Interim Reports Coming as Strategic Planning Enters Next Phase

December 03, 2019

Planning committees will deliver interim reports on Jan. 24, 2020, to solicit feedback from the Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees and university community.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee Holds Second Public Forum

November 18, 2019

The committee’s charge is to propose innovative, large scale “big ideas” to increase high-impact research and improve research productivity across the university. A WebEx recording of the event is available here. The presentation also is available (PowerPoint).

President LeBlanc Announces Extended Strategic Planning Timeline at Faculty Senate Meeting

November 11, 2019

Dr. LeBlanc reaffirmed his commitment to university-wide collaboration in developing the strategic plan and welcomed Provost Blake to GW.

Students Give Feedback at High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Town Halls

November 11, 2019

Two open forums gave undergraduates a chance to speak on their experience and express concerns.

High-Impact Research Strategic Planning Committee to Host Second Public Forum

November 11, 2019

The forum will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

November 04, 2019

Attendees stressed the importance of GW offering interdisciplinary and project-based educational opportunities. A WebEx recording of the event is available here.

Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 28, 2019

Attendees explored what criteria should be used to evaluate graduate programs and stressed the importance of retaining a diverse graduate student body. A WebEx recording of the event is available here.

Faculty, President LeBlanc Discuss Strategic Plan Objectives, Process

October 24, 2019

During annual Faculty Assembly, faculty presented a petition to Faculty Senate and engaged with President Thomas LeBlanc on strategic planning process.

High-Quality Undergraduate Education Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 23, 2019

GW community invited to share feedback on how the university should attract high-quality students and what educational opportunities GW should provide students.

World-Class Faculty Strategic Planning Committee Holds First Public Forum

October 21, 2019

Attendees stressed the importance of building a strong environment to support faculty and improve retention. A WebEx recording of the event is available here.

Distinguished and Distinctive Graduate Education Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 21, 2019

GW community invited to share feedback on how to elevate doctoral programs to national preeminence and ensure high-quality graduate programming at all levels at Oct. 24 forum.

World-Class Faculty Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Public Forum

October 14, 2019

GW community members invited to share feedback on how to best recruit, retain and promote a top-notch faculty at Oct. 16 forum.

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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. 

 

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