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Guiding Objective #3

Upholding our commitments to diversity, access and individual development.

3.ADevelop action plans for addressing opportunities with BIPOC students, staff and faculty to address and eradicate structural disadvantages and systemic racism, including:


  1. Developing a post-baccalaureate achievement program based on the TRIO Ronald McNair Scholars model to increase Ph.D. attainment for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  2. Reviewing university policies and processes including recruitment and retention efforts to identify and address implicit bias.
  3. Completing inventory of historic markers, artwork and related items and assess appropriate placement or removal.
  4. Completing campus audit of providing a welcoming and supportive environment for  students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors and determining action steps to address issues identified.
  5. Ensuring faculty have opportunities for professional development concerning inclusive and transparent pedagogies. 
  6. Revising recruiting and hiring practices and procedures. Identify and attract students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.
  7. Identify and attract students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
3.BUndertake an updated study to determine specific strategies on pricing and related policies including, but not limited to, four-year level tuition plans for each incoming class.  
3.CEnhance and promote existing premier scholarships along models such as the Morehead-Cain program.




Develop plans for Teaching and Learning Center for implementation in 2021.




Complete submission of materials for SACSCOC reaffirmation visit in fall 2021.




Complete preparation of materials for QEP and focused report for SACSCOC in fall 2021.




Complete NCAA Self-Study and Certification process.




Develop recommendations for, and begin implementation of, revised utilization of Bingham Trust resources consistent with the Bingham Trust.  
3.IDevelop comprehensive programs for onboarding faculty, staff and trustees for implementation in 2021.  
3.JImplement new Title IX federal mandates including training and education for the campus community.