University of Saskatchewan

U of S Reports

Measuring Our Progress – By 2012 Statements

For priority area 3, by 2012, we will know if we are on track if:

Progress to date
0  -   100%

Academic and non-academic units are working together in integrated and decentralized ways to achieve common objectives — for example, in student recruitment; in human resources; in communications; in e-learning. 50%
We have reduced the time it takes to approve and launch new faculty-, student-, and staff-driven initiatives, while enhancing meaningful opportunities for input and collaboration TBD
University faculty, students, and staff access leadership and personal development opportunities in growing numbers. 25%
Employee opinion surveys indicate that faculty and staff are more engaged in the life and vitality of the University and are actively involved in shaping their careers and developing their capacities 25%
A comprehensive sustainability policy, involving a broadly based campus discussion, has been developed and implemented and sustainability has become a defining area of University activity in which researchers, teachers, students, and staff are all engaged 25%

Timelines associated with processes for faculty appointment, student recruitment and program approval have been substantially reduced

Academic leaders are evaluated on their willingness to advance interdisciplinarity, to privilege University-wide priorities, and to work across existing boundaries 25%
Mechanisms have been created to ensure ongoing dialogue between administrative units and colleges and departments 50%
The University has developed a larger number of long-term relationships and formal partnerships with other universities and post-secondary institutions in support of student learning and of research, scholarly, and artistic work 50%
There is an increased number of faculty and students participating in research and educational partnerships with community-based organizations, other universities, and with the private and industry sector in support of student learning as well as addressing important society issues, both in Saskatchewan and beyond 50%