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2013 Division of Student Affairs Annual Report
The Division of Student Affairs at Oregon State University strives to demonstrate bold leadership, implement innovative programs and engage in high- level service delivery in order to foster, aid, and enhance the success of students. The Mission of the Division is to “create engaging environments for student development and success.”
Our goals include:
- Creating environments that strengthen holistic personal development and well- being of students;
- Cultivating to a positive, inclusive and engaging campus community where multiple perspectives are openly shared and can thrive;
- Purposely being a teaching and learning organization that enhances our own knowledge and the knowledge of others; and,
- Our Division’s mission and goals support and contribute to the fulfillment of the mission of Oregon State University and the strategic initiatives of our institution.
During the 2012 academic year the Division of Student Affairs continued progress on its strategic plan, with specific outcomes related to: implementing an orientation program for new employees; implementing a survey to assess the level of community in the Division; developing a position description for a Director of Communication, in collaboration with University Relations and Marketing; developing a plan for more central coordination of student affairs resources; and a plan for advancing development activities in the Division. Clearly each initiative of the strategic plan will require continued attention and leadership.
Developing global citizens who are prepared and empowered to make meaningful contributions that are socially relevant.