Next Steps

Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Initiatives

Strategic Initiative Funding

Using the university’s mission and vision statements as guides, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Initiatives will facilitate the processes for implementing and evaluating strategic initiatives geared toward achieving the five Envisioning 2024 goals. These processes involve various stakeholder groups across the university campus community. The following information will be helpful in understanding the implementation and evaluation processes:


StrideTo2024@USD is an initiative under Goal 3 of the Envisioning 2024 strategic plan (Improving Structural & Operational Excellence) aimed at identifying opportunities across campus to be more effective and efficient with our resources through both cost reallocation and additional revenue generation.

Visit the StrideTo2024@USD web page to learn more about this initiative.


The Renaissance Plan

Coinciding with Envisioning 2024 is the Renaissance Plan—the most ambitious long-term building maintenance plan in USD’s history, and will combine renovation with strategic new construction.

Visit the University Operations website to learn more about the Renaissance Plan.