Strategic Plan Timeline

Dates Major Tasks
September-October Development of plan for strategic planning *Consultation regarding composition of task force, guiding principles, etc.
November-March 1, 2018 Input and launch of strategic plan process *Processes to include in person and online opportunities to campus, community, and alumni stakeholders to provide input.
March 1-April 15, 2018 Synthesis of information by planning committees *This period also includes the commitment to seek further information in areas that may need further input or attention at this point in the process.
April 16-April 29, 2018 [see note 1]

Reporting out of findings, draft of strategic plan shared for further input and refinement.

May 9, 2018

Strategic plan kick-off: Share.Shape.Unite.2025.

June 2018-December 2018

President Judy K. Sakaki signs the plan and then we begin division- and unit-based implementation and planning, including creation of goals, strategies, and metrics in support of strategic priorities.


Strategic plan implementation, reporting, and assessment, with a commitment to adaptability and refinement throughout the life of the plan.


  1. Note that original proposed timeline was updated on April 16, 2018 to provide a timeframe in which to share draft strategic plan with the SSU community before the kick-off event on May 9, 2018.

Goals, outcomes, and pathways to implementation shall be identified as part of the implementation planning that occurs after the process is complete.