The University of North Georgia will promote academic excellence and innovation by supporting academic rigor; trans-curricular learning; global engagement; and technological innovation. The institution will provide the infrastructure to support the recruitment, retention, and development of high-quality faculty, staff, and students in support of these efforts.
UNG will provide a high quality, diversified academic environment that prepares graduates to succeed in a globalized, high-tech world.Strategies
Develop an academic master plan that supports high-impact practices and cultivates a broad spectrum of high quality undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
Ensure the facilities master plan is tied to the academic master plan, to include quality learning environments, program expansion, information technology infrastructure, and sustainability.
Cultivate high quality interdisciplinary programs that integrate innovative and emerging technologies, including distance learning.
Examine the feasibility of new organizational structures that support academic excellence and innovation while enhancing existing innovative structures and signature programs.
Promote diversity in recruitment, retention, and progression of faculty, staff, and students.
UNG will enhance academic excellence through comprehensive professional development programs for faculty, staff, and students.Strategies
Support faculty engagement in best practices related to the pedagogy of teaching, engagement, and discovery.
Encourage and enable faculty research, creative activities, and grantsmanship.
Promote student success with academic and student support programming and resources.
Provide professional development and growth opportunities for faculty and staff.
UNG will become a leader in internationalized learning with an emphasis on globalization and the needs of an emerging civilian and military workforce.Strategies
Develop a more thoroughly internationalized curriculum.
Promote international academic relationships and expand student, faculty, and staff opportunities to study abroad and participate in international exchanges.
Enhance the development of modern and strategic language learning opportunities.
Ensure the military education academic program meets the needs of the next generation of military officers and supports officer foundational competencies for effective leadership in complex and uncertain environments.