Strategic Opportunities

Awareness & Education

(Aligns with Strategic Roadmap - Priority 1: Students First, Initiative 1.4: Strengthen diversity and the cultural competence of students, faculty, and staff systemwide)

  • By 2020, make 100% of staff and faculty in academic units, divisions, and regional campuses aware of ICT accessibility initiatives, compliance responsibilities, resources, and best practices.
  • By 2020, establish “ICT accessibility advocates” within 90% of academic units, divisions, and regional campuses.

Networking & Communication

(Aligns with Strategic Roadmap - Priority 5: Organizational Stewardship, Initiative 5.3: Establish a culture of sustainability and continuous improvement)  

  • By 2019, establish permanent ICT Accessibility Committee (composed of key university stakeholders) to promote ICT initiatives, provide leadership to the university community, and advance recommendations
    to University Leadership.
  • By 2020, clearly define and identify ICT accessibility support networks within all academic units, divisions, and regional campuses.

Implementation & Evaluation

(Aligns with Strategic Roadmap - Priority 5: Organizational Stewardship, Initiative 5.3: Establish a culture of sustainability and continuous improvement)

  • By 2019, develop a methodology for and technological system to collect/manage/report on data from ICT accessibility activities including outreach, support, training and development, remediation of digital content, and other related activities.
  • By 2019, establish an annual audit report for ICT accessibility involving SAS, Information Services, General Counsel, Procurement, UCM, Online Learning, and others.
  • By 2020, develop a plan and secure funding commitments for ICT Accessibility costs including staffing, support, resources, and development.
  • By 2021, 90% of academic units, divisions, and regional campuses will develop and start to implement plans to create and remediate digital material in their respective areas.