Goal 4 – Build Campus Identity and Institutional Unity

The University of North Georgia will build a framework for managing a multi-campus regional institution that is committed to academic excellence.

Objective 1

UNG will enhance its shared governance model to increase efficiency, flexibility and transparency in organizational structure and communication.

Strategies

Strategy 1

Establish clear, equitable, and transparent system of communication and decision-making.

Strategy 2

Establish clear organizational roles and responsibilities in the university.

Strategy 3

Establish optimal locations of executive and administrative offices for maximizing organizational effectiveness and communication.

Strategy 4

Establish clear, transparent, and consistently assessed policies and procedures to promote unity, trust, and success among all stakeholders.

Strategy 5

Develop budgetary processes that support increased administrative effectiveness across all campuses.

Objective 2

UNG will create a university-wide community.

Strategies

Strategy 1

Develop programs to build community for students, faculty, staff, and alumni that are equitable and will bridge all campuses.

Strategy 2

Encourage and enable university-wide projects among different campuses and organizational units.

Strategy 3

Support and promote UNG’s multiple-pathways-to-higher-education model.

Strategy 4

Develop a university-wide sustainability plan including fiscal, environmental, and cultural dimensions.

Objective 3

UNG will promote individual campus cultures while upholding a common university identity, values, policies, and procedures.

Strategies

Strategy 1

Create new traditions while maintaining those valued by individual campuses.

Strategy 2

Establish effective means of communication and branding that afford organizational unity while maintain campus identities.

Strategy 3

Acknowledge the uniqueness of each campus in serving its local constituents.