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2022-2023 Timeline and How to Get Involved 

We want all members of the GCSU campus community to be informed about the strategic planning process and ways to be involved as it unfolds. The following information provides a timeline for activities and initiatives that are being planned in order to shape the strategic plan and solicit input from all university stakeholders.

Are you faculty or staff at Georgia College? Were you unable to participate in an Imagine 2030 Focus Group in September? We still want to hear from you! Please share your thoughts on the Imagine 2030 Faculty/Staff Survey (survey closes 11/30).

Students, we want to hear from you! Help us as we imagine how we deliver on our mission as the state's public liberal arts university. Share your thoughts on the Imagine 2030 Student Survey (survey closes 11/30).

August 2022

What Stakeholders can expect:

  • President Cox announces strategic planning process via video; all stakeholders are invited to participate 
  • Imagine 2030 website launched 
  • Imagine 2030 Committee meets bi-weekly 

Get involved by:

  • Attending sessions and discussions  
  • Reviewing the website to learn more about Imagine 2030 and ways to get involved
  • Submitting ideas to strategic.planning@gcsu.edu

September & October 2022

What Stakeholders can expect:

  • Focus groups begin with all stakeholders
  • Launch of all stakeholder survey (October) 
  • Questions of the week posted in prominent locations on campus.  
  • Imagine 2030 Committee meets bi-weekly, begins analyzing data from discussion circles, hold a retreat (October), and begins generating themes based on community feedback 

Get involved by:

  • Attending focus group sessions.
  • Sharing your thoughts on the Imagine 2030 Faculty/Staff Survey (survey closes 11/30)
  • Answering questions of the week on white boards across campus
  • Reviewing the website to learn more about Imagine 2030 and ways to get involved
  • Submitting ideas to strategic.planning@gcsu.edu

November & December 2022

What Stakeholders can expect:

  • Imagine 2030 Committee analyzes data from stakeholder survey, continues generating and refining themes, holds a retreat (December), and begins to draft plan based on stakeholder feedback 

Get involved by:

Spring 2023

What Stakeholders can expect:

  • Imagine 2030 Committee shares draft plan broadly for feedback from all stakeholders 
  • Unit, department, and program-level conversations begin around linking to and supporting the new strategic plan 
  • Working groups formed on key initiatives of new strategic plan 
  • Implementation, assessment, and reporting processes begin 

Get involved by:

  • Considering how divisions, units, departments, and programs can link to and support the next strategic plan