2021 Strategic Planning Task Force


Dr. Kimberly Dorsey,
Professor of Management

Ms. Melinda Lowe,
Director of Outreach and Innovation 

Task Force Members

Ms. Mea Ashley,
Interim Director of Student Life

Dr. Kelly Bennett,
Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. David Brooking,
Director of the Student Success Center

Ms. Melissa Buxton,
Property Control/Resources Coordinator

Ms. Brooke Carter,
Assistant Director of Athletics and Head Volleyball Coach

Ms. Lyndsay Cumberland,
Director of Alumni Relations/Donor Engagement

Ms. Amanda Dahl,
Instructor of Nutrition

Mr. Shawn Dickey,
Chair of the Department of Art and Design and Professor of Art

Dr. Kendall Dunkelberg,
Chair of the Department of Languages,Literature and Philosophy, Professor of English, and Director of Creative Writing

Mr. Mark Ellard,
Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Andrew Garner,
Programmer Analyst

Mr. Glen Halbert,
Associate Director of Facilities Operations and Intramurals, Campus Recreation

Ms. Jessica Harpole,
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Ms. Margaret Hayward,
Payroll Accountant/Retirement Specialist

Ms. Iika McCarter,
Director of Admissions

Dr. Tammie McCoy,
Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Nursing

Dr. Chad Murphy,
Associate Professor of Health Education

Ms. Nicole Patrick,
Director of Financial Aid

Ms. Anika Perkins,
Executive Director of University Relations

Ms. Amanda Clay Powers,
Professor and Dean of Library Services

Ms. Hillary Richardson,
Associate Professor,Undergraduate Research Coordinator and Information Literacy Librarian

Ms. Lydia Holland,
SGA President

Dr. Cherie Labat,
Superintendent Columbus Municipal School District

Recording Secretary

Ms. Debbie Swartz

The W Priorities Documentation

Supporting Documents

Listening Sessions

Task Force Minutes

Previous Strategic Goals

Priorities 2015 (.pdf)

Priorities 2010 (.pdf)

Priorities 2004 (.pdf)