Defining the Future: The University of Tennessee Strategic Plan

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Project Timeline

Phase I – Project Launch (July - October 2011)

  • Project Planning
  • Steering Committee Meeting – Develops Strategic Objectives (September 28, 2011)
  • Listening Sessions with Key Constituents
  • Website Launch

Phase II – Data Gathering and Analysis (October 2011 - January 2012)

  • Data and Trends Analysis
  • Steering Committee – Refines Strategic Goals (November 11, 2011)
  • Task Forces Propose Initiatives and Report


Phase III – Draft Plan, Constituent Review, Financial Modeling
(February - March 2012)

  • Steering Committee – Revises Goals (February 2, 2012)
  • First Plan Draft
  • Steering Committee – Finalizes First Draft (February 22, 2012)
  • Constituent Engagement and Feedback
  • Financial Modeling for Plan Implementation

Phase IV – Final Plan (March - April 2012)

  • Final Plan Draft
  • Constituent Engagement and Feedback
  • Steering Committee – Finalizes Plan (March 29, 2012, and April 23, 2012)
  • Plan Approval by President

Phase V – Implementation Roadmap (May - June 2012)

  • Outcomes-driven Dashboard
  • Alignment/Integration with Campus and Institute Strategic Plans
  • Board of Trustees Annual Meeting