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Strategic Plan: Forward Together

Our path to a campus where every student thrives.

Message from Leadership

This plan belongs to us all. The future is full of possibilities. I am excited to see what we accomplish as we move forward together!

Dr. Patty Perillo, Vice President for Student Affairs
Patricia A. Perillo, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Affairs

Strategic Commitments

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We Put Students First

We provide resources to co-create an inclusive, innovative community where students thrive. 

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We Invest In Our People

Our staff is our most valuable resource in achieving our vision, fulfilling our mission, and living up to our values.

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We Create Caring and Inclusive Communities

Our goals coalesce around four key areas to transform organizational culture and behavior within the Division.

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We Thrive As One Division

Collaboration across departments and teams creates strategic advantages for resource access and better connects us to each other and our work.

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We Align Practices with Values

Cohesive policies, processes, and procedures support and reflect the work and values of the division.

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We Strengthen Our Foundations

We must continually evaluate our systems and services to create a conduit for equitable, sustainable, and community-driven progress across the division.


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Our Process & Grounding Beliefs

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The Student Affairs Difference

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See Our Progress

To view the Strategic Plan Digital PDF in other languages, please visit the DSA Translated Materials page.

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