Goal 3

Goal 3: Improving Structural & Operational Effectiveness - Model best practices in institutional sustainability and effectiveness that embodies Pope Francis’ vision for the Care for Our Common Home and embraces USD’s Culture of Care.


Icon of the Earth with the words, "Care for Our Common Home," underneath.

Strategic Goal Committee for Goal 3: Improving Structural & Operational Effectiveness

Co-Chairs for AY 2020-21: Michel Boudrias and Mark Peters

For more information about this committee, see Committees tab.

Implementation Plan and KPIs

The Strategic Planning Steering Committee charged the Goal Three subcommittee to document key elements of the implementation plan for Envisioning 2024, such as new and existing initiatives in support of strategic pathways and goals; major actions that propel initiatives forward; and new and existing key performance indicators that can serve as evidence of goal progress.


Please read the Implementation Plan for Goal Three and see the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Goal Three below.

Initiatives and Opportunities

  • Renaissance Plan
  • Increase Endowment, including Student Scholarships
  • Strideto2024@USD and New Budget Model
  • Comprehensive Administrative Review (CAR) Operational Excellence Study
  • Environmental Sustainability Efforts such as Campus as a Living Lab, a Climate Action Plan, and Energy Savings
  • Innovative Strategic Initiatives 
table of key performance indicators for goal 3 For an accessible version of the image above, please click here.