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Strategic Plan

SL Strategic Plan

In support of the core values of Student Affairs and Administrative Services and the mission of Drexel University, Student Affairs takes a holistic approach to achieving its mission. For the 2010 – 2013 Strategic Plan, Student Affairs is focused on enhancing the broader Drexel community to ensure that the student experience is both diverse and inclusive; improving programs and services so they are accessible to and well utilized by all students; developing staff and the programs and services they administer to better promote student learning and development; and advancing Student Affairs's communication, both internally and across the entire Drexel community.

Enhance students' experience of community

  1. Measure the effectiveness of opportunities for all students to engage with Drexel and the broader community (i.e. engage with each other, faculty, staff, on‐campus and off‐campus opportunities, including connections to Philadelphia) and use findings to inform practice
  2. Assess the campus climate and student characteristics that affect student engagement

Promote holistic student learning and development

  1. Student Affairs departments will articulate and measure the means by which they promote optimal student learning and development and use findings to inform practice
  2. As part of the annual performance management process, Student Affairs staff will create and utilize professional development plans to enhance their ability to impact holistic learning and development
  3. Creatively access and manage resources in order to maintain, improve and/or enhance student learning and development

Ensure greater access to and utilization of Student Affairs programs and services

  1. Identify factors that affect access to and utilization of Student Affairs programs and services in an effort to maintain a completely inclusive environment
  2. Based on findings from Objective 1, identify and/or develop means to improve access to and utilization of Student Affairs programs and services

Advance effective multidimensional communication to enhance the student experience

  1. Utilize effective tools and methods to formally and informally gather information from and share information with students, faculty, staff and administration
  2. Share information, and effective tools and methods for gathering information, across Student Affairs