Strategic Plan

ASSOCIATION FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AT
CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (ASACCU)
STRATEGIC PLAN 2011-2016

Mission:  To promote an understanding of the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and its relevance for student affairs professionals who are working or will be working at Catholic colleges and universities.  Through its activities and programs the association will encourage and facilitate the sharing of ideas and cooperative efforts among its members.

Goals and Objectives

Advance ASACCU's recognition as the voice of student affairs in U.S. Catholic higher education.
Objectives:
  • Enroll and retain the membership of at least 85% of Catholic colleges and universities in the United States
  • Enhance the close affiliation with ACCU
  • Collaborate with Catholic professional organizations serving higher education
  • Develop a communication plan to improve the association's visibility and accessibility
  • Encourage research and scholarship pertinent to the practice of student affairs in Catholic higher education
Facilitate the exchange of best practices and emerging ideas to support the work of students affairs professionals in Catholic higher education.
Objectives:
  • Determine feasibility of expanding functional roundtable programs
  • Explore social media outlets to advance initiatives
  • Identify and promote model programs that have effectively integrated Catholic identity with institutional mission
  • Expand ASACCU leadership and recognition opportunities
Provide relevant professional development programs and resources for student affairs professionals in Catholic higher education.
Objectives:
  • Promote "Principles of Good Practice for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities"
  • Develop a collection of on-line and other resources
  • Enhance the dialogue and collaboration with Catholic graduate education programs
  • Seek funding resources to support professional development activities
  • Provide excellent professional development through annual conferences and institutes
  • Enhance professional networking opportunities