Cross Cutting Themes

1. The Future-Oriented Organization

  • Engages in planning
  • Is driven by the mission
  • Understands social and economic change
  • Focuses on the future of constituents
  • Integrates new technology

2. The Learning-Focused Organization

  • Assesses student learning
  • Supports learning
  • Supports scholarship
  • Creates the capacity for lifelong learning
  • Strengthens organizational learning

3. The Connected Organization

  • Serves the common good
  • Serves constituents
  • Creates a culture of service
  • Collaborates
  • Engages in healthy internal communication

4. The Distinctive Organization

  • Has an unambiguous mission
  • Appreciates diversity
  • Is accountable
  • Is self-reflective
  • Is committed to improvement