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Introduction
University History
Diversity at Northeastern
The Planning Process
Elements of the Plan
The NEIU Strategic Plan
Timeline
Acknowledgements
Strategic Planning Documents
Key Performance Indicators
NEIU Main Website



 

 

Strategic Planning Timeline

2007  
March 15  University Day, brainstorming on Values 
March, April  Values Meld Group developed draft Values  
April 9, 11, 12, 13  Collected University feedback on draft Values via open sessions and electronic input  
April  Statement of Values revised based on University feedback 
April, May  Statement of Values affirmed by Student Government, Faculty Senate, A&P and Civil Service Councils 
May  Statement of Values approved by President’s Council 
June 7  Statement of Values presented to the NEIU Board of Trustees 
June 6, 27  Preliminary Environmental Scanning, President’s Council 
August 20 and September 17  Preliminary Environmental Scanning, Administrative Team 
September 6-7  Values banners first displayed at Presidential Inauguration events  
October 11  Preliminary Environmental Scanning, Students 
Late Fall  NEIU team formed to guide selection of strategic planning consultant 
   
2008   
January 25 and February 8  Consultant finalists’ visits to NEIU 
February 21  State of University Address with update on consultant selection and call for nominations for Steering Committee and Planning Team membership 
February 28  Selection of Pappas Consulting 
March 27  University Day, brainstorming on vision 
March, April  Preliminary data gathering for Pappas  
April 10, 22, 23, 24  Pappas Consulting conducts interviews and focus groups  
April 11  Strategic Planning Steering Committee Retreat with Pappas Consulting  
May 23  Report from Pappas Consulting with planning framework, data compendium and analysis, themes, draft mission, vision, strategic goals and action steps  
June 4  Steering Committee meeting with Pappas Consulting  
June 10  Pappas Consulting conducts interviews and focus groups with CTC, CCICS, El Centro  
June 13  First meeting of Strategic Planning Team 
June 14-25  Small groups from Planning Team work on separate Goals, Steps and sample Benchmarks 
June 27  President’s Council reviews Strategic Goals 
June 27  Planning Team meeting  
Summer  Mission Meld Group continuously refines draft Mission Statement based on Committee, Team, and University-wide feedback. 
July 8, 9, 14  Open Sessions on all campuses to receive feedback on draft Mission and Vision. Also collected feedback on Mission and Vision via electronic input throughout this time. 
July 9  Pappas Consulting presents workshop on Benchmarks for Steering Committee  
July 28, 29, 30  Open Sessions on all campuses to receive feedback on draft Strategic Goals and Action Steps. Also collected feedback on Strategic Goals and Action Steps via electronic input throughout this time. 
August  Strategic Goals and Action Steps Meld Group continuously refines draft Strategic Goals and Actions Steps based on Committee, Team, and University-wide feedback 
August 14  Steering Committee meeting with Pappas Consulting  
August 28  Complete Draft of Strategic Plan from Pappas Consulting  
September 5  Final review of Mission, Vision, Values, Strategic Goals and Action Steps by the Steering Committee  
September 18  Strategic Plan presented to the NEIU Board of Trustees 


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