Category Archives: Annual Priorities

Strategic Planning

One of our most important priorities this year is planning. With the close of the Wooster’s Promise campaign on June 30, 2018, we will bring to culmination the work initially articulated in the planning processes of 2009-2011. It will be … Continue reading

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2017-18 Strategic Priorities

Our priorities for 2017-18 overlay a great deal of work that is central, intense, and ongoing.  Core areas of our work – recruiting terrific students from across the country and around the world, teaching great classes and mentoring independent study, … Continue reading

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2016-17 Strategic Priorities

The particular priorities we have laid out for this year are ones in which we wish to make change and progress. They overlay a great deal of core work that is ongoing.  Our 2016-17 priorities came forward through the shared … Continue reading

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2015-16 Progress on Strategic Priorities

2015-16 was a year of transition, yet that did not preclude us from making progress on the priorities we set last Fall. Our “success” is characterized as goals and objectives attained, as well as our learning from the challenges inherent … Continue reading

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2015-16 Strategic Priorities

Our Strategic Priorities memo outlines our work for this year. These  “strategic priorities” emerge from our planning, assessment of our progress, and continuing attention to our external environment. Our goal is to advance Wooster’s mission by making significant progress on … Continue reading

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2014-15 Strategic Priorities Progress Report

2014-15 was a year of building strength and making considerable progress, despite tragedies that affected us as a campus community, and a challenging environment externally. Our strong mission mindset, our commitment to strategic planning, and our resolve to accomplish our … Continue reading

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SGA: We Can’t Imagine Wooster Without…

During the Fall term, SGA polled students, asking “What can’t you imagine Wooster without?” meaning, “What is essential to your Wooster experience, and to sustaining Wooster’s traditions?”  A summary of the responses has been posted to our Strategic Planning wiki.

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Process Update – January 11, 2015

Colleagues, Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a restful and restorative break. My first update of the semester focuses on our process for the term and updates on the progress made since the end of the fall semester. This … Continue reading

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Process Update – December 10, 2014

Colleagues, We continue to make good progress simultaneously on phases I and II of our process to develop a sustainable budget for Wooster.  This week, my update highlights new analyses available on our wiki and plans for our continuing exploration … Continue reading

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Process Update – November 30, 2014

Colleagues, We continue to make good progress simultaneously on phases I and II of our process to develop a sustainable budget for Wooster.  In this update I will highlight our progress in generating ideas and initial discussions about them.

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