Strategic Roadmap | Kent State University

Strategic Roadmap

Our vision is to lead the nation in transformative experiences that propel our students' current and future success through exploration and engagement.

The Mission of the Division of Student Affairs intentionally develops the whole student through transformational experiences. We passionately engage our diverse student population through quality programming and resources that enhance the educational process to ensure student success.

Priorities

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Students First

Cultivate an intentionally designed, inclusive and engaging student experience that promotes the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual development of all students.

Distinctive Kent State

Enhance the academic mission of Kent State through comprehensive and collaborative practices that foster innovation and lead to nationally recognized co-curricular programs and services.

Global Competitiveness

Advance the integration of international students into the campus community and encourage domestic students to expand their worldview by engaging in cultural activities and programs.

Regional Impact

Partner with local civic leaders to engage students in the community through area neighborhood activities and community service.

Organizational Stewardship

Sustain a culture of continuous improvement including professional standards review, promoting ongoing staff development and fiscal responsibility while recruiting and retaining talented professionals.

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Learning Outcomes and Domains

Leadership

Leadership Development

Students who engage in student affairs services, events, programs, and initiatives will be able to incorporate knowledge of leadership practices, theories, models and approaches into their lives.

Health and Well-Being

Students who engage in the student affairs services, events, programs and initiatives will be able to practice personal behaviors that enhance their well-being.

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Identity Development and Inclusion

Students who engage in student affairs services, events, programs, and initiatives will be able to integrate knowledge gained from cross cultural collaborations into their developing identities.

Community Responsibility and Engagement

Students who engage in student affairs services, events, programs, and initiatives will be able to demonstrate a commitment and capacity to be an engaged and ethical community member.

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Knowledge Application

Students who engage in student affairs services, events, programs, and initiatives will be able to utilize critical thinking skills to transfer acquired knowledge to new contexts.