University of Florida Seeking Community InputAugust 2nd, 2015 by gainesvillechamber
In April of this year, University of Florida President W. Kent Fuchs announced the formation of a Task Force to help guide a campus-wide goal setting effort to identify the university’s goals and shared priorities over the next five to 10 years. Made up of students, faculty and administrators from UF, began gathering information for the goals through stakeholder interviews and forums, town hall-type meetings and other means in May.
A draft of the goals recently was released for review, and UF is seeking community feedback on or before August 7, 2015, via a goal setting feedback form posted online. Please take a few moments to help UF shape its future goals by completing the form. The goals are listed below.
- Goal 1: An exceptional community of students, faculty, and staff that embraces breadth of thought and experience in support of university goals through cultural, racial, gender, geographic and all aspects of diversity.
- Goal 2: An outstanding and accessible education that prepares students for work, citizenship and life.
- Goal 3: Faculty recognized as preeminent by their students and peers.
- Goal 4: Alumni who are successful in their careers and in life and who are proud to be graduates of the University of Florida.
- Goal 5: Growth in scale and depth of basic and translational research and scholarship that enhances fundamental knowledge and impacts the lives of the world’s citizens.
- Goal 6: A physical infrastructure and efficient administration and support structure that enable preeminence.