Strategic planning is intended to be an ongoing, open, and participatory process involving all members of the University community. To be effective, programmatic and resource allocation decisions at all levels of the University must be made in the context of University and unit plans. This is true both in times of growth and when resources are limited; successful planning should be a guide for both expansion and retrenchment. It is also essential that the public and the University community see the relationship between the aspirations, goals, and values articulated in the strategic plan and administrative decisions. Consequently, the administration of the University has an obligation to keep the University community and the public informed about progress toward planning goals. Members of the University community also have an obligation to communicate their concerns to the Strategic Planning Committee. Only if the Committee is fully informed about the opinions of students, staff, and faculty can the strategic plan evolve in accord with the ambitions and aspirations of the entire University community.
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