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Committee on Strategic Planning and Priorities (CSPP)



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Co-Chair Jacqueline Taylor 3080
Co-Chair Jason Dahling 2582
Vice Chair Robert McGreevey 2129

Meeting Place: Social Science room 331

Meeting Dates:  2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 1:30-2:50 pm

Charge: The Committee on Strategic Planning and Priorities (CSPP) is charged with promoting the TCNJ Mission and Core Beliefs as the primary guides in campus planning, decision-making, and resource allocation.  CSPP serves as the Planning Council for the President in the strategic areas of Leadership, Planning, and Decision-making. In this capacity, it advises and supports the President’s development and periodic review of the College’s institutional strategic plan and strategic initiatives.

  1. CSPP is responsible for the maintenance of the College’s Institutional Strategic Plan.  CSPP will continuously review the Institutional Strategic Plan and conduct a comprehensive revision at least every five years.
  2. CSPP will regularly examine the campus Mission and Core Beliefs, priorities, and progress in meeting goals, as summarized in the institutional planning documents.  To facilitate this role, it will coordinate all campus strategic planning, soliciting current strategic plans from each Planning Council and from each School and creating a central secure web repository of strategic planning documents. CSPP will provide the President with feedback, questions, or recommendations on campus Mission and Core Beliefs, priorities, and progress.
  3. CSPP will evaluate strategic needs and priorities of the College’s mission as reflected in proposals that emanate from College governance, major institutional planning areas, and institutional task forces.  CSPP will take the initiative to inform and also respond to requests for input on the drafting of proposals that are pertinent to the long-range direction of the College.  Such proposals or studies may concern new objectives, critical reexamination of existing strategic objectives, or resource allocation.  CSPP will review the reporting relationship and function of the Planning Councils and confirm that each planning officer has reviewed his/her strategic plan on an agreed-upon schedule, in consultation with the appropriate Planning Council, and submitted it to CSPP for review.  CSPP will ensure that these plans are consistent with the Mission and Core Beliefs of the College. CSPP also will receive action minutes for each Planning Council meeting and will post them, along with its own action minutes, to the planning web site (with a link at CSPP will annually review the current and projected financial situation of the College.  The Committee will establish and update guiding principles for resource allocation, including new spending and cost saving.
  4. CSPP will ensure that long-range planning is linked to decision-making and budgeting processes, and that planning processes are clearly communicated, provide for stakeholder participation, and incorporate the use of assessment results
  5. CSPP will periodically examine internal and external challenges and opportunities and define strategies for achieving the College mission and enhancing the College’s future effectiveness.  Included in this will be review, as needed, of the principles for shaping the College’s multi-year calendar.

CSPP will review, on a rotating basis, the updated strategic planning documents of the eight Schools (treating the Library as a School) and nine Planning Areas, each of which includes a Planning Officer (the cabinet officer in charge of the area): College Advancement: VP for College Advancement Educational Affairs: Provost or designee Enrollment Management: Provost or designee Faculty Development: Provost or designee Facilities & Construction: VP for Administration or designee Finance & Budget: Treasurer Human Resources & Staff Development: VP for Human Resources Information Technology: VP for Administration or designee Student Affairs: VP for Student Affairs or designee The rotating cycle of review will be determined by CSPP in collaboration with the Planning Officer. CSPP Membership: (15 members).  6 faculty including the President of the Faculty Senate; the Provost, the Treasurer, the VP for Student Affairs or designee, and 1 additional Cabinet member; two staff members including the President of the Staff Senate; and 3 students including the President and Executive Vice President of Student Government  and a graduate student.  If no graduate student is able to serve, the third student will be an additional elected representative from Student Government.

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