• Strategic Directions and Goals: FY 2020–2025

    In the fulfillment of AASCU's mission, vision, and values, the association will pursue the following strategic goals.

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    Goal1-Strategy1 - Icon SHARE PROMISING PRACTICES
    Serve as a catalyst and facilitator for sharing promising student success practices leading to deep institutional transformation through peer learning networks, programming, services, and convenings.
    Goal1-Strategy2 - Icon SUPPORT EQUITY AND INCLUSIVITY
    Continue to support and serve AASCU institutions in making student success equitable and inclusive, including first-generation students, low-income students, and students of color.
    Goal1-Strategy3 - Icon FACILITATE INTERNATIONALIZATION
    Assist member institutions in strengthening the internationalization of their campuses in order to fulfill their mission to prepare engaged global citizens through high quality programming and services.
    Goal1-Strategy4 - Icon DEVELOP ENGAGED CITIZENS
    Assist member institutions in preparing graduates who are informed and engaged citizens instilled with a sense of agency and prepared to live by the values of a just and inclusive society.
    Goal1-Strategy5 - Icon ADVANCE TEACHER EDUCATION
    Advance teacher education as a key component of social mobility and national vitality in creating an inclusive pipeline of students who are prepared to succeed in college and beyond.

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    Goal2-Strategy1 - Icon PROMOTE THE PUBLIC POLICY AGENDA
    In partnership with member institutions, develop, refine, and promote AASCU’s annual Public Policy Agenda.
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    BUILD RELATIONSHIP WITH POLICYMAKERS
    Strengthen and build upon relationships with federal and state policy makers.
    Goal2-Strategy3 - Icon ENHANCE UNDERSTANDING
    Build the public and policymaker knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the role AASCU members play in national and state progress among policymakers and the public.
    Goal2-Strategy4 - Icon PROMOTE THE VALUE OF OUR INSTITUTIONS
    Create a comprehensive communications plan to educate policy makers about AASCU’s public policy agenda, to help articulate what distinguishes comprehensive state colleges and universities, and to inform the public about the value of AASCU institutions. 

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    Goal3-Strategy1 - Icon IMPROVE DATA-GATHERING CAPABILITIES
    Improve AASCU’s data-gathering, research, and analysis capabilities so that AASCU is considered an authoritative source of data for members and policymakers. 
    Goal3-Strategy2 - Icon ENHANCE EFFECTIVENESS IN SERVING MEMBERS
    Enhance AASCU’s ability to use data and analysis to improve its effectiveness in serving member needs.

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    Goal4-Strategy1 - Icon MAXIMIZE RESOURCES
    Grow and diversify resources available to AASCU.
    Goal4-Strategy2 - Icon BUILD MEMBERSHIP
    Build AASCU membership and engagement.
    Goal4-Strategy3 - Icon PLAN FOR THE FUTURE
    Develop comprehensive and measurable communications plans that, among other outcomes, highlight AASCU’s impact, key policy goals, and signature initiatives.

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