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:

Proposal Requirements
Submit a Pre-Proposal
Submit a Full Proposal
Related Committees
IRP Resources


Awardees and 2024 Visionaries

Over 70 pre-proposals were scored during the fall 2017 strategic initiative funding cycle, resulting in the submission of 28 full proposals directed toward achieving the goals of USD's Strategic Plan: Envisioning 2024. Awardees and Visionaries were celebrated during the most recent President's Forum.