University of Northern Iowa Strategic Plan, 2017-2022

Supporting Goal 2: Campus Vitality

Our focus at the University of Northern Iowa is on the flourishing of our campus community in all aspects of our operations and personal and professional lives. Along with advancing the intellectual and academic abilities of students, UNI provides a holistic approach to student development focused on their social, emotional, and intellectual well-being. Likewise, faculty and staff are offered professional development opportunities that allow us to celebrate excellence and advance continuous learning. And with a commitment to sustainability, the campus community is provided a state-of-the-art working environment that uses resources wisely.

Enhance resource and facility development to provide an enriched campus life experience, which is both environmentally and fiscally responsible.

Strategic Initiatives:

  1. Adopt a holistic approach to campus well-being that supports the recruitment, retention, health, and safety of students, faculty and staff.

  2. Support academic success by addressing building and infrastructure needs through renewal, maintenance, and upgrades focused on sustainability and efficiency.

  3. Continuously improve the quality of services seeking the most efficient and effective delivery method.

  4. Enhance revenue streams to the university in order to maintain access and affordability.

  5. Support intentional student engagement in the various stages of students' academic careers through curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities.

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Metric: Increase total sponsored funding by 5% (5-year rolling average) – does not include federal financial aid for students

Year by Year Results

Fundraising results chart

Base Year

Current Year*

5-Year Target

5 Year Rolling Average

2015

2018

2017-2022

$26.2 million

$26.1 Million

$27.5 million

*Current Year: 2018-2019

Metric: Decrease utility usage per square foot (KBTUs)

Year by Year Results

Metric 2.3 Line Chart

Base Year

Current Year*

5-Year Target

2016

2019

2022

156

152

150

*Current Year: 2018-2019

Metric: Increase the number of university buildings rated “functionally accessible”

Year by Year Results

Line graph of functionally accessible buildings

Base Year

Current Year*

5-Year Target

2017

2019

2022

28

31

35

*Current Year: 2018-2019