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What’s New: 2008-2013 Unit Strategic Plans Submitted

Strategic plans for each of Penn State’s colleges and budget units were submitted during summer 2008. Many of these plans are on the Web, and can be accessed at our Web site at /plans/.The University-wide plan is under development and will be published summer 2009. Information about the current University-wide planning process is at /strategic_planning/uspc/.

Quality Advocates

Building the Tenure-Line Faculty
Thursday, October 30, 2008, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 508 Rider

Outcomes Assessment: More than a Plan
Wednesday, December 3, 2008, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 508 Rider

For the further information, visit /advocates/.

To register for these free events call the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment at (814) 863-8721 or e-mail psupia@psu.edu. Penn State campuses interested in participating in Quality Advocates via videoconference should contact the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment.


University Park
Facilitating Planning, Improvement, and Assessment Projects and Teams - Friday, November 14, 2008, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 508 Rider

For the further information, visit /workshops/.

Support for Planning, Improvement, and Assessment in Your Unit

The Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment supports the University’s efforts to plan, assess, and improve programs and services. The Office is available, at no charge, to consult with units and use organizational change tools to help units assess their needs, develop strategic plans, improve key processes, and develop collaborative team environments. If you would like to discuss the planning, quality, or assessment needs of your unit with one of our consultants, please contact the Office at 814-863-8721 or e-mail psupia@psu.edu.

The Quality Endeavors newsletter is published several times each semester. If you have any questions or comments about what you read here, or if you would like to suggest items for future newsletters, please contact Louise Sandmeyer, Executive Director of the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment, at 814-863-8721 or psupia@psu.edu.To read past issues, see the Office’s Web site at /newsletter/archive.htm.

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