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Strategic Goals & Priorities

Recreation and Sport Operations strategic goals and priorities for 2018-2019.

Goal: Professional Development

Strategic Priorities

  • Encourage and support professional staff attendance at relevant conferences and/or trainings that benefit both the individual and the department.
  • Support student development by providing regular performance evaluations, guidance in goal setting, leadership opportunities, and scholarships for conferences and trainings.

Goal: Student Engagement/Connection

Strategic Priorities

  • Encourage student involvement in the Student Recreation Advisory Committee.
  • Promote student involvement in department-wide programming and training opportunities.
  • Create and develop Recreation programming that is inclusive of all (first year, transfer, multicultural, etc.).

Goal: Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness

Strategic Priorities

  • Ensure that the Recreation EDI statement is prominent in all marketing materials and evident in our personal conduct and treatment of all people.
  • Work to strengthen Recreation connections and collaborations with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for International Education, Gender and Sexuality Office and the Office for Students with Disabilities.
  • Prioritize and promote EDI in hiring and training for professional and student staff.

Goal: Facilities Enhancement and Collaboration

Strategic Priorities

  • Work with Facilities Management on a maintenance and custodial plan that optimizes cleanliness and safety in our facilities.
  • Continue development of a comprehensive long-term Master Plan for Recreation/Athletic facilities.
  • Cultivate solid, mutually beneficial relationships with Housing and Residence Life, Centers, Kinesiology, Athletics, and the Community for effective collaboration on shared-use facilities.

Goal: Fiscal Responsibility 

Strategic Priorities

  • Manage department funds with integrity and wisdom, planning for and prioritizing immediate and long-term needs, and avoiding unnecessary or frivolous expenditures.
  • Provide complete budget transparency to the Administration, Student Senate Finance Commission and all students.
  • Involve students in the budget development process and in the presentation of the budget to the Student Finance Commission.   

Inclusive Excellence Plan

Inclusive Excellence Plan 2019-20


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