University Alignment: G.6 - Ensure accountability, affordability, and access.
OBJ 4.1: Hire strategically additional faculty/staff members to replace retired or resigned faculty/staff.
S4.1.1: Solicit support from the Provost to add faculty/staff lines by showcasing savings from other Provost invested initiatives.
S4.1.2: Seek funding to establish Endowed Chairs.
S4.1.3: Bundle salary savings to supplement hires when department, division, or program resources are inadequate to support a new hire.
S4.1.4: Seek joint sponsorship of faculty/staff hiring with schools, agencies, businesses, organizations, and other external collaborators.
OBJ 4.2: Increase focus on obtaining external funds.
S4.2.1: Work with Office of Sponsored Programs to solicit grants that are aligned with the mission.
T188.8.131.52: Develop infrastructure for obtaining and implementing grant.
T184.108.40.206: Create a mechanism to recognize and showcase grants received and implemented.
S4.2.2: Solicit donations from corporations, private funders, and foundations through the support of the Universityâ€™s Foundation Office.
T220.127.116.11: Increase connectivity between departments and the Foundation Office.
T18.104.22.168: Increase the number of major giving and annual giving donors.
T22.214.171.124: Seek sponsorship of large scale projects and initiatives such as endowed chairs, room renovations, and Iowa Educators Hall of Fame.
OBJ4.3: Strengthen the communication and informational network for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the public.
S4.3.1: Develop and implement a plan for strengthening informational resources.
T4.3.1: Create a task force to develop the plan.
T4.3.2: Monitor the implementation of the developed plan.
T4.3.3: Reallocate funds to support technology enhancements.
S4.3.2: Maintain updated department, division, and program websites.
T126.96.36.199: Provide website training for appropriate personnel.
T188.8.131.52: Develop new communication systems beyond web-based using new technologies.
T184.108.40.206: Gather information from students on what are options for up-to-date communication formats in use.
T220.127.116.11: Develop communication systems to notify parents of events.