Proposed Initiatives

The Strategic Plan Coordinating Group and University-wide Goals & Initiatives Task Force would like to thank the UWRF community for taking the time to contribute in the strategic plan process and submitting meaningful initiatives. The task force received 27 initiatives during the first round. The second round of initiatives yielded an additional 22 initiatives. These initiatives are now available for campus community viewing by entering your Falcon Account and password into the prompt below.

The University-wide Goals & Initiatives Task Force is recommending a set of university-wide initiatives to Faculty Senate for their vote and the Chancellor for his approval. Initiatives are provide in support of the approved strategic goals. These goals are:

  • Distinctive Academic Excellence
  • Global Education and Engagement
  • Innovation and Partnerships

Initiatives denoted with a "*" were voted on and approved by Faculty Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.

For questions or concerns regarding Pathway to Distinction in general or the initiatives in particular, please e-mail the Strategic Plan Coordinating Groupmail, or go to the Feedback page and submit your request.

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Round One Initiatives

Access Center for Partnershipsdocument
Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education & Global Affairsdocument

Course Credit Redesigndocument
Develop a First-Year Seminar Coursedocument

*Develop Full Semester Abroad Programsdocument

*Digital Records Managementdocument
eSIS Academic Advisementdocument

Faculty Academic Excellence Plandocument

Faculty International Liaisondocument

Foreign Language Courses for Faculty/Staffdocument

Freshman/Sophomore Level Semester in Europe Programdocument

*Global Scholar Certificatedocument

Implement MAP-Worksdocument

*Increase Long-Term Education Abroaddocument

*Increase URSCAdocument

Internship Opportunity Officedocument
Native Habitat Restoration along Agricultural Engineering Annexdocument

*Reconstitute Sustainable Community Development Masters Programdocument

*"Rising to Distinction" Campaign Partnershipsdocument

Student Enterprise Gardensdocument

Support, Expand, and Develop Graduate Programsdocument

Transportation Plan for International Students and Traveling Facultydocument

Round 2 Initiatives

1890 Land Grant Institutionsdocument
*Active Learning Classroomsdocument
Animal Welfaredocument
Dairy Sciencedocument
Excellence Coordination Centerdocument
High Impact Practicesdocument
*Ideas and Innovation Incubatordocument
Increased Accessibility to IT Servicesdocument
*Leadership Institutedocument
*Nature-Connected Educationdocument
Professional Development School Programdocument
Residential Honors Collegedocument
Statistics Consulting Centerdocument
*Sustainability Incubatordocument
Sustainable Printing Modeldocument

*Building Enrollment through Distinctive Academic Programsdocument
This initiative combines the following submitted initiatives.

*Internationalizing the UW-River Falls Learning Environmentdocument
This initiative combines the following submitted initiatives.