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Strategic Framework News & Updates

As we move our Fearlessly First Strategic Framework forward, we are committed to clear and transparent communication with our university community as well as our stakeholders across the globe. You’ll find here the latest updates for progress on our strategic initiatives.

We also invite you to submit your feedback and ideas through our online Q&A. We will be hosting monthly engagement opportunities beginning in January 2020, and you will find those announced here as well.


All News & Updates

December 12, 2019

The co-chairs of the Initiative to Elevate Marketing and Branding are inviting your input as we select from among three agency finalists in response to a Brand Development RFP issued in October. View a section of their on-campus presentations and complete the survey.

December 12, 2019

Following a Day of Engagement on the Athens campus and subsequent events across regional campuses, the Co-Chairs of the Reimagining the Academic Enterprise initiative have compiled all feedback gathered for an unfiltered report out to campus.

December 12, 2019

Over the course of the fall semester, there has been significant work to improve student yield (the percentage of accepted students who select to attend OHIO) as we work forward on the initiative to Catalyze Strategic Enrollment Strategy for Lifelong Learning.

December 5, 2019

After receiving more than 30 qualified responses to the branding RFP issued last month, and hearing from eight agencies via virtual presentations, three top firms will be on campus for presentations beginning today, December 5, with the final presentation set for December 11.

December 4, 2019

At the request of President M. Duane Nellis and Provost Chaden Djalali, all academic college deans and administrative planning unit heads have submitted ideas for potential efficiencies in their particular areas as part of the initiative to Build a Dynamic Budget Model and Rebalance Budgets and to inform long-term strategic work to Reimagine the Academic Enterprise.

November 14, 2019

A day-long engagement event to stimulate discussion and capture ideas about the future of Ohio University on the topic of Reimagining the Academic Enterprise is planned for November 21, 2019.

November 4, 2019

As a next step towards implementing the Strategic Themes, the Co-chairs for the Strategic Initiatives have been identified.