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Student Affairs Goals

Vice President Telles-Irvin, in partnership with the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), developed Division Priorities for FY2019-2021. The priorities are an extension of the Division of Student Affairs Strategic Plan. To establish clear expectations and timelines, the Vice President and SALT created goals tied to each priority. The timelines and goals in the table on this website are set for FY19. This site will be updated with information about the status of the goals and future goals as they are determined for FY20 and FY21.

Priorities FY 2019-2021

SERVICE

Identify a process and standards for delivering consistent, exceptional service delivery.
FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Develop and implement a smooth food service transition. Dining Services, Residential Services, Norris University Center, Division Services
Complete a web accessibility audit. AccessibleNU, Student Affairs IT, Student Affairs Marketing
Develop an assessment plan to determine how we will know we’ve achieved “exceptional” service delivery. Student Affairs Assessment & Planning
Create a standard bank of questions on
common topics (i.e., student engagement integration).
Student Affairs Assessment & Planning
Determine a process for managing and reporting on the use of gift funds.
Student Affairs Business & Finance
Overlay of religious calendar with the university calendar.
Student Engagement Leadership Team, Religious & Spiritual Life

STUDENT WELLNESS

Facilitate the development of a university-wide student wellness plan.
FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Develop and implement a plan on furthering student wellbeing. Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Service, Counseling and Psychological Services, Dean of Students Office
Implement Question Persuade Respond (QPR) Training across the division for suicide prevention.
Counseling and Psychological Services, Health
Promotion and Wellness

CAMPUS CLIMATE

Develop and implement initiatives that will collectively impact the campus climate for diversity, equity and inclusion.
FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Determine actionable steps based on the results of the campus climate survey, for both Evanston and Chicago students. Student Affairs Leadership Team
Continue steps to complete the Black House renovation.
Campus Inclusion & Community,
Division Resources Leadership Team
Launch the climate survey for sexual assault awareness/education/Title IX. Student Affairs Assessment & Planning, Center for Awareness Response & Education, Dean of Students Office

ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH

FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Continue developing the framework for a Human Resources strategy for staffing, promotions from within, and increasing representation of staffing.
Student Affairs Human Resources
Create and implement a strategy for staff communications including a communications audit, and increased communications from SALT to the division.
Student Affairs Marketing, Student Affairs Leadership Team
Develop tools to help supervisors support their staff and manage stress. Student Affairs Human Resources
Develop a better understanding of flexible work arrangements and create communications of the existing HR policies.
Student Affairs Human Resources
Develop emergency planning protocols and communicate them to staff.
Student Affairs Leadership Team

RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Create the implementation plan for the single residential model for the Undergraduate Residential Experience, to include financial implications/expectations.
Residential Services
Implement the residential model for programs. Residential Services
Develop a comprehensive view of accommodations and exceptions to the 2-year live-on requirement. Residential Services

FACILITIES

Develop and initiate a comprehensive 3-year strategy to enhance facilities and spaces for students.
FY19 Division Goals Involved Units/Departments
Develop and initiate a comprehensive 3-year strategy to enhance facilities and spaces for students.
Division Resources Leadership Team, Residential Services
Continue steps to complete the Black House renovation. Campus Inclusion & Community, Division Resources Leadership Team
Complete the design development phase of the University Commons. Norris University Center, Division Resources Leadership Team