Quick look: Strategic planning process
A 41-member strategic planning
committee, led by vice president for academic
affairs and provost Benjamin Allen, began work on the 2005-2010
strategic plan in late January. Allen
and President Gregory Geoffroy
called for a well-focused plan that would sharpen Iowa State's
Forums, focus groups
Through two open forums, 20 focus groups and requests for e-mail input,
the committee sought input on Iowa State's next plan. Hundreds of individuals offered their visions for
the future of Iowa State. Forums:
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first draft of the strategic plan was released for
Provost Allen called the draft
"substantive and strategic."
second draft of the plan, released Oct. 11, reflected many of the
200-plus comments received on the first draft.
November 2004-January 2005
latest draft of the plan was submitted to groups for final reviews. The
Faculty Senate approved
the plan in a unanimous vote Jan. 11. The plan also received
endorsements from the Government of the Student Body and the
Professional and Scientific Council.
The Strategic Plan for 2005-2010 received final approval in June 2005,
when it was endorsed by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.
Detailed action plans to carry out the strategic plan goals are under