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Strategic Plan Timeline


  1. Note that original proposed timeline was updated on April 16, 2018 to provide a timeframe in which to share draft strategic plan with the SSU community before the kick-off event on May 9, 2018.

Goals, outcomes, and pathways to implementation shall be identified as part of the implementation planning that occurs after the process is complete.


Dates Major Tasks
September-October Development of plan for strategic planning *Consultation regarding composition of task force, guiding principles, etc.
November-March 1, 2018 Input and launch of strategic plan process *Processes to include in person and online opportunities to campus, community, and alumni stakeholders to provide input.
March 1-April 15, 2018 Synthesis of information by planning committees *This period also includes the commitment to seek further information in areas that may need further input or attention at this point in the process.
April 16-April 29, 2018 [see note 1]

Reporting out of findings, draft of strategic plan shared for further input and refinement.

May 9, 2018

Strategic plan kick-off: Share.Shape.Unite.2025.

June 2018-December 2018

President Judy K. Sakaki signs the plan and then we begin division- and unit-based implementation and planning, including creation of goals, strategies, and metrics in support of strategic priorities.


Strategic plan implementation, reporting, and assessment, with a commitment to adaptability and refinement throughout the life of the plan.