Strategic planning at the University is continuous, complex, and integrated into University processes. Educate Connect Elevate: Illinois State The Strategic Plan for Illinois' First Public University articulates the University's mission, vision, values, goals, and actions. Planning performed by the University's divisions and units is in alignment with the University's strategic plan. The other plans further operationalize and advance the goals of Educate Connect Elevate: Illinois State.
What We Do
Planning, Research, and Policy Analysis supports and facilitates University-level planning processes, such as Educate Connect Elevate: Illinois State, The Master Plan, and the Sustainability Plan. Additionally, we are available to consult on and provide levels of support in other plans at the division, college, department, and unit levels.
We are available to assist in the following stages in the strategic planning process:
Environmental Scanning/resource gathering
Gap, SWOT, SOAR analysis
Survey creation, execution, and analysis
Facilitation of meetings
Facilitation of activities to engage key stakeholders in the process
Design, facilitation, and documentation of a strategic planning retreat
Development of a draft strategic plan
A number of resources are also available to assist in the development and implementation of strategic plans.