Strategic Plan Overview
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
• A seven-year plan, approved by the Board of
Trustees in May ...
Vision Statement from the Strategic Plan
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Marquette University aspires to be, and to be...
Year One Activities
• A Steward to own each of the six goals
• Make the goals part of every day life
• Track and report on...
Why this plan, now?
Examples of the plan applied to specific
challenges
Challenge: Changing student expectations
and career aspirations
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
• 53-68% of high schoo...
Strategic Plan Response: Academic Rigor
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Challenge: Changing student demographics
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Sources: Royall & Company and National Center...
Challenge: Changing enrollment forces
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Changes in
Buyer
Behavior
Declining
Family
Incom...
Strategic Plan Response: Destination University
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Challenge: Economic pressures
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Source: New York Times
Percentage Change in Inflation-Ad...
Strategic Plan Response: Fiscal Stewardship
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Initial Tactic: Seek new revenue
streams t...
Challenge: Faculty retirement trends and
recruitment issues
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Number of faculty age
65 o...
Strategic Plan Response: Continuous Improvement
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Initial Tactic: Improve
professional d...
Challenge: Research that crosses
interdisciplinary boundaries needed to solve
big problems
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC ...
Strategic Plan Response: Collaborative Research
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Initial Tactic: Create an
interdiscipl...
Challenge: Harness the university’s varied
community engagement efforts
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Community clin...
Strategic Plan Response: Live our Mission
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Initial Tactic: Create a
clearinghouse for c...
Challenge: Decline in Catholic identity
nationwide
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Source: USA Today
Wisconsin: Down 1...
Strategic Plan Response: Jesuit Spirituality
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Initial Tactic: Implement a
reflection co...
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Marquette University - Strategic Planning August 2013

  1. 1. Strategic Plan Overview MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN • A seven-year plan, approved by the Board of Trustees in May 2013 • Vision Statement • Six planning themes • One major goal related to each theme • Several objectives under each theme
  2. 2. Vision Statement from the Strategic Plan MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Marquette University aspires to be, and to be recognized, among the most innovative and accomplished Catholic and Jesuit universities in the world, promoting the greater glory of God and the well-being of humankind. We must reach beyond traditional academic boundaries and embrace new and collaborative methods of teaching, learning, research and service in an inclusive environment that supports all of our members in reaching their fullest potential. Marquette graduates will be problem-solvers and agents for change in a complex world, so in the spirit of St. Ignatius and Jacques Marquette they are ready in every way “to go and set the world on fire.”
  3. 3. Year One Activities • A Steward to own each of the six goals • Make the goals part of every day life • Track and report on progress • Departmental and individual contributions “How does my everyday work achieve the goals of the university-wide strategic plan?” “What have I done today to bring us closer to achieving our vision for Marquette University?”
  4. 4. Why this plan, now? Examples of the plan applied to specific challenges
  5. 5. Challenge: Changing student expectations and career aspirations MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN • 53-68% of high school seniors choose majors based on job prospects 37% aspire to graduate or professional school 45% to a bachelor’s degree • Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 21% increase in jobs requiring a master’s level preparation in the next 10 years Graduate school enrollments declining nationally over past two years
  6. 6. Strategic Plan Response: Academic Rigor MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
  7. 7. Challenge: Changing student demographics MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Sources: Royall & Company and National Center for Education Statistics Midwest predicted to decline 5% Northeast predicted to decline 9.5% West predicted to grow 5.5% • Midwest and Northeast high school graduates predicted to continue to decline through 2021, Western high school graduates predicted to increase
  8. 8. Challenge: Changing enrollment forces MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Changes in Buyer Behavior Declining Family Incomes Decreasing Public Support Enrollment Outcomes Rising Cost of Attendance Declining Number of High School Graduates
  9. 9. Strategic Plan Response: Destination University MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
  10. 10. Challenge: Economic pressures MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Source: New York Times Percentage Change in Inflation-Adjusted Mean Family Income by Quintile Quintile Lowest 20% Second 20% Third 20% Fourth 20% Highest 20% Top 5% 1991-2001 13.6% 10.8% 13.4% 16.3% 31.8% 49.6% 2001-2011 -14.2% -8.9% -6.8% -4.2% -2.4% -3.2% • Household incomes declined in every bracket during the past decade • Income gap has risen 15% of U.S. population lives in poverty
  11. 11. Strategic Plan Response: Fiscal Stewardship MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Initial Tactic: Seek new revenue streams to offset reliance on tuition revenue.
  12. 12. Challenge: Faculty retirement trends and recruitment issues MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Number of faculty age 65 or older doubled between 2000 and 2011
  13. 13. Strategic Plan Response: Continuous Improvement MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Initial Tactic: Improve professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  14. 14. Challenge: Research that crosses interdisciplinary boundaries needed to solve big problems MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN
  15. 15. Strategic Plan Response: Collaborative Research MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Initial Tactic: Create an interdisciplinary center or clearinghouse.
  16. 16. Challenge: Harness the university’s varied community engagement efforts MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Community clinics run by numerous colleges Service learning components of classes and research projects Law School Poll Local and state public affairs work Faculty research on community issues Partnerships with civic and service organizations Campus- wide service initiatives National and international service trips
  17. 17. Strategic Plan Response: Live our Mission MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Initial Tactic: Create a clearinghouse for community service initiatives and resources.
  18. 18. Challenge: Decline in Catholic identity nationwide MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Source: USA Today Wisconsin: Down 10% since 1990
  19. 19. Strategic Plan Response: Jesuit Spirituality MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN Initial Tactic: Implement a reflection component into the preparation and experience of student activities

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