Our shared vision, unique value proposition, thematic goals, and strategic aims will become ingrained in the University’s conversations and leadership mindset. While not currently proposed as a formal process, the strategic framework lends itself to the following decision matrix:
In parallel with the strategic framing process, we have been assessing the University’s capabilities and capacities. Realizing the University’s shared vision requires clarity about areas of strength, the resources ready to deploy and the areas in which we need to build capacity. Decision-making will be facilitated by existing reports, studies and sources of institutional data, and will benefit from studies commissioned for this purpose. This ongoing work will help align resources with strategic initiatives and contemplate the inevitable questions that arise when strategically starting new, refining existing or phasing out initiatives.