Academic Master Plan Timeline

Task/Activity Target for Completion Status
Phase 1 December 2012 Completed
  • Task Force Selection
  • November 2011
  • academic community identifies key elements, values and qualities of the academic community to be maintained and fostered
  • May 2012
  • academic community addresses key questions about the academic community and culture
  • May 2012
Completed (by survey)
  • development of first draft of the AMP
  • August 2012
Mission statement completed with areas of thematic emphasis
  • Review and Revisions of AMP based on academic community input and feedback
  • September - November 2012
Completed and presented to Senate in December 2012
  • Submission of final draft of AMP to Provost
  • December 2012
Final Report submitted to Provost
During Spring 2013 development of the Academic Master Plan was postponed during the completion of Middle States Accreditation and the restructuring of Academic Affairs into five new schools Phase 2, originally projected for completion in May of 2013, did begin work until the fall semester of 2013. During the hiatus between Phase I and Phase II, The Provost asked members of the task force to evaluate and make recommendations based on the outcomes of Phase I.  
Phase 2 May 2014 (Target date modified in September, 2013)  
  • Central Committee and Working Groups selected
  • September-October 2013
  • Working groups convene
  • November 2013
  • Initiatives proposed for inclusion in the Academic Master plan presented to campus community
  • March 2014
  • Preliminary Draft of Academic Master Plan Document completed
  • May 2014
  • Final Draft of Academic Master Plan submitted to Provost
  • June 2014
Phase 3 December 2017 (Target date modified in September, 2013)  
  • Convene Phase III Task Force
  • January 2017
  • Compile evaluative data on initiatives undertaken in Phase II
  • February -May 2017
  • Submit report and recommendations to Provost
  • December 2017
If this three-phase cycle is completed on schedule, a new five-year Academic Master Plan will begin development in January of 2018. Spring Semester 2019