Performance Objectives

Academic Excellence

Performance Objective A:
Move Ten Academic Programs into the Top Ten Among U.S. Public Research Universities and an Additional Ten Into the Top Twenty, All By the Year 2010; Develop Ten Nationally Recognized Interdisciplinary Research Centers Over the Next Decade
Performance Objective B:
Enhance the Quality and Diversity of Faculty, Students, and Staff
Performance Objective C:
Become a National Leader in Applying Information Technology to Learning, Discovery, Outreach, and Collaboration

Evaluation

Performance Objective A:
Annual Strategic Indicators Report
Performance Objective B:
Performance reviews
Performance Objective C:
Annual reviews of programs funded through central initiatives

The Student Learning Experience

Performance Objective A:
Provide Excellent Learning Opportunities Appropriate to Each Student
Performance Objective B:
Move to the National Forefront in Encouraging Student Leadership, Citizenship, and Service
Performance Objective C:
Become a Preeminent National Institution in Preparing Students for a Life of Physical Health and Emotional Well-Being
Performance Objective D:
Effectively Recruit and Manage Enrollment to Attract and Educate Outstanding Graduate and Professional Students and a Well-Prepared, Diverse Undergraduate Student Body - with Preparation Levels and Retention/Graduation Rates Equal to Those in the Top Half of Big Ten Universities
Performance Objective E:
Continually Improve the Quality of Services that Support and Contribute to an Excellent Student Learning Experience

Evaluation

Performance Objective A:
Excellent Educational Opportunities
Performance Objective B:
Leadership, Citizenship, and Service
Performance Objective C:
Preparing Students for Lifelong Health and Well-Being
Performance Objective D:
Recruitment and Enrollment Management
Performance Objective E:
Continued Quality Improvement for Key Support Services

Diversity

Performance Objective A:
Over the Next Five Years, Increase the Number of Female and Ethnic Minority Students by 170.
Performance Objective B:
Over the Next Five Years, Increase the Number of Female and Ethnic Minority Faculty Members by 264.
Performance Objective C:
In Order to Move the Faculty Toward Diversity, Our Administration and Staff Must Become More Diverse
Performance Objective D:
Ohio State Must Work Harder and More Effectively to Retain a Larger Portion of the Female Faculty and Minority Faculty and Students Whom We Recruit. To Achieve this Objective, We Will Make the University Environment More Supportive of Women and Minorities and More Accepting of Differences.
Performance Objective E:
The University Community Must Continue to Educate Itself and Others About the Value and Importance of Diversity and to Communicate Its Commitment to Diversity
Performance Objective F:
Without Analyzing Available Data, We Have No Idea Where We Are or Where We Are Going. Therefore, We Will Create, Collect, Record, Report, and Analyze Relevant Data So That We Can Measure Our Progress and Continuously Improve Our Programs.
Performance Objective G:
For These Diversity Initiatives to Succeed, We Diversity Initiatives to Succeed, We Must Develop and Gain Acceptance of a Full Diversity Plan. We Must Also Create a Group Charged With Monitoring the Plan?s Progress and Assuring that Its Initiatives are Implemented.

Outreach and Engagement

Performance Objective A:
Continue to Support Ongoing Outreach and Engagement Initiatives and Launch New Initiatives Across the Entire University. In Addition, More Fully Document and Evaluate These Initiatives and More Effectively Communicate Their Importance and Relevance to Internal and External Audiences. Finally, Where Appropriate, Link These Individual Initiatives to University-Wide Outreach and Engagement Efforts So That They Support and Compliment One Another.
Performance Objective B:
Identify and Continue to Support a Select Number of University-Wide Outreach and Engagement Efforts, in Which University Research, Teaching, and Service Expertise Target Key Societal Issues
Performance Objective C:
Foster an Internal Dialogue on the Nature, Importance, and Implications of Outreach and Engagement
Performance Objective D:
Identify and Secure Funding to Support and Enhance New and Existing Outreach and Engagement Initiatives

Strategic Resources

Performance Objective A:
Increase and Diversify Revenues, with a Long-Term Goal of Reaching the Mean Revenue per FTE Student Among our Benchmark Institutions
Performance Objective B:
Target Resources Effectively Through an Open, Consultative, and Integrated Annual Resource Allocation Process
Performance Objective C:
Continuously Improve Financial Management

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