2025 Strategic Plan
The ASU 2025 Strategic Plan, the Standard sets a course to reach new heights of excellence through four strategic goals and objectives.
1. STUDENT ACCESS AND SUCCESS
Objective 1.1: Increase enrollment through targeted recruitment efforts
and ensure long-term stability
of the university.
Objective 1.2: Expand and strengthen academic programming and services that address
specific needs of students.
Objective 1.3: Expand and strengthen co-curricular and student support services programs
Objective 1.4: Enhance its collegiate environment to facilitate students to persist and achieve their
goals of transfer, degree and certificate completion.
2. INSTITUTIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIP
Objective 2.1: Ensure affordability for students by containing costs
and optimizing efficiency across
Objective 2.2: Implement best practices that strengthen programs and services to address the learning
needs of students.
Objective 2.3: Expand the University resource base by cultivating new avenues of funding and pursing
opportunities to enhance existing resources.
Objective 2.4: Forecast student population trends to better predict future enrollment.
Objective 2.5: Create University master facilities plan.
Objective 2.6: Maintain a safe, secure and inclusive campus.
3. PARTNERSHIP AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS
Objective 3.1: Build relationships with targeted community organizations
to assist with
entrepreneurship and service opportunities.
Objective 3.2: Engage regional health career partners to identify and assist in reducing prevalent
health challenges in Southwest Georgia.
Objective 3.3: Create opportunities for engagement with alumni.
Objective 3.4: Expand ASU’s brand and prominence in the community through cultivation of effective
partnerships and collaboration with business, industry, education, governmental, and
Objective 3.5: Increase competitive grant funding.
Objective 3.6: Increase cultural engagement opportunities for faculty and staff.
Objective 3.7: Assess the strength of graduates’ skills needed to
be competitive in the workforce for
the Southwest Georgia market, the state, as well as nationally.
4. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Objective 4.1: Development and retention of qualified administrators
and staff by providing
professional development opportunities that promote excellence in pursuit of
transformational leadership; enhance student experience and learning.
Objective 4.2: Provide professional development opportunities for faculty that expand on their
understanding of transformative leadership, teaching, research and public service.
Objective 4.3: Promote student leadership and development opportunities.
Objective 4.4: Identify and develop campus-wide performance expectations that support an emerging
and innovative institution of higher education. These expectations will support first
class engagement with all constituents, especially our student body.
Objective 4.5: Continually evaluate how we are performing based on
expectations, student, alumni, peer and community feedback.
Objective 4.6: Promote a standard of excellence.