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  • University of Kentucky | Strategic Plan
    of activity in which the talents and resources of the University will be invested over the next five years Under each goal are several objectives strategies and metrics that make specific the intentions of the University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky s 2009 2014 Strategic Plan renews this institution s faithfulness to the original ideals that gave rise to America s land grant universities Threaded through this document is a ceaseless and undaunted commitment to the individual success of students to research that both stretches the bounds of knowledge and provides practical solutions and to the provision of extension services health care creative experiences life long learning and countless other efforts to improve the lives of Kentuckians where ever they live and work and raise their families The real work of implementing the strategic plan through specific action items takes place at the department level We recognize that in as complex and diverse an organization as UK a simple and single set of actions and attendant measures of progress for the University are not sufficient to capture every important goal for individual units Our expectation is that in Fall 2009 each college department and administrative unit will develop action

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/strategic_planning/index.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Strategic Plan
    experience teaches that the benefit of research and creative work is not always instant or predictable This University must be Kentucky s most celebrated locale where creative work can be pursued purely for the advancement of knowledge and enlightenment This is the true meaning of intellectual capital Research and creative activity in the 21st Century has been re invented as a thoroughly interdisciplinary and collaborative pursuit employing theoretical and clinical constructs analytical tools and laboratory techniques scarcely imaginable a few decades ago UK has made significant advances in its research and creative activities in recent years and enthusiastically embraces the challenge of substantially increasing the volume and the quality of those efforts in the next decade Strategy 2 1 1 Reduce barriers to and facilitate interdisciplinary research and collaborative scholarship including scholarly projects that encompass national and international partnerships Strategy 2 1 2 Target institutional investment to research areas of current strength and emerging importance such as energy environmental sustainability clinical translational science and life sciences combating social ills and world studies Strategy 2 1 3 Grow traditional sources of extramural research support and identify and cultivate new sources Strategy 2 2 1 Aggressively pursue private funding for construction and renovation of research space and seek legislative approval for UK bonding authority Strategy 2 2 2 Add faculty positions in targeted and emerging areas Strategy 2 2 3 Develop and implement effective campus wide policies for allocation of existing space based on strategic need and scholarly productivity Strategy 2 2 4 Make better use of specialized equipment and resources at existing institutional regional and national facilities Strategy 2 2 5 Ensure that the levels of administrative and support services are sufficient to meet the needs of a growing research enterprise Strategy 2 2 6 Aggressively pursue the location of a national research center at UK Strategy 2 3 1 Strengthen public relations programming to communicate more effectively the impact of research and scholarly accomplishments Strategy 2 3 2 Streamline and improve intellectual property development and technology transfer processes Strategy 2 3 3 Develop and institute an innovation leave program to facilitate faculty efforts to effectively commercialize their discoveries Strategy 2 3 4 Integrate research and teaching more fully by increasing research opportunities for students at all levels Strategy 2 3 5 Track over time improvements in the health of Kentuckians the environment literacy rates cultural enrichment agricultural productivity and similar metrics Strategy 2 3 6 Track and publicize technology transfer and commercialization efforts e g number of start up companies number of royalty bearing licenses and licensing income Goal 3 Develop the Human and Physical Resources of the University to Achieve the Institution s Top 20 Goals A university is only as strong as the people who populate it and the tools both physical and professional they are given to work effectively The strength of the University of Kentucky and its capacity to achieve the goal of Top 20 status is defined by the faculty and staff who give the institution its personality and its vibrancy The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a talented and committed cadre of faculty and staff Professionals of exceptional ability and the capacity for growth should be the hallmark of every department and every unit regardless of mission or portfolio The University s effort to attract talent will know no boundary consistently reaching out to every sector of the mosaic that defines humanity The University will welcome people of talent and commitment regardless of gender or race or background or belief to ensure that the embrace of diversity permeates every classroom laboratory and auxiliary facility The University is equally committed to providing every opportunity to its populace to make fuller each employee s personal and professional self and their capacity for contribution to the work of the institution The University is dedicated to creating and sustaining a work environment that positions faculty and staff for success And the University will work diligently to provide to faculty staff and students the infrastructure necessary for individual and collective advance Excellence in the provision of information technology library resources and facilities is central to University operations recognizing that human talent flourishes most readily in facilities where the most effective tools exist Of equal importance is the call to be an exemplar in the application of sustainability principles and practices and establish an institutional culture of sustainability Strategy 3 1 1 Ensure starting salaries and start up support are nationally competitive Strategy 3 1 2 Assist chairs directors and search committees in attracting the best candidates in the country for success in the recruitment of a high caliber and diverse faculty and professional staff Strategy 3 1 3 Utilize endowed chairs and professorships strategically to recruit leadership level faculty and professional staff in targeted areas Strategy 3 2 1 Ensure that faculty and professional staff work allocation and advancement policies and practices including those pertaining to compensation are fair transparent and clearly communicated and that they reflect best practices among top public research universities Strategy 3 2 2 Support recognize reward and celebrate faculty and professional staff achievement in all areas Strategy 3 2 3 Design and implement a research based program to improve career advancement support and opportunities for faculty and professional staff at all stages of their careers Strategy 3 2 4 Identify and develop faculty and professional staff leaders Strategy 3 3 1 Reinforce values and practices necessary to foster a culture of respect learning innovation efficiency and service to support students colleagues and customers Strategy 3 3 2 Improve performance management to motivate and challenge employees to excel in support of University and department goals link achievement to recognition rewards and compensation and enhance communication at all levels Strategy 3 3 3 Enhance resources to provide opportunities for advancement and development that serve both the individual and the organization Strategy 3 3 4 Develop and implement programs to increase leadership capacity knowledge skills and abilities that enhance competence and accountability Strategy 3 3

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/strategic_planning/plan.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Strategic Plan
    that prepare teachers in STEM disciplines to 1 300 Goal 2 Promote Research and Creative Work to Increase the Intellectual Social and Economic Capital of Kentucky and the World beyond Its Borders Metric 2 1 Increase total annual research expenditures as reported to the National Science Foundation in science and engineering fields to 430 million Metric 2 2 Increase the five year total for journal publications to 10 000 Metric 2 3 Increase the five year total for citations to 65 000 Metric 2 4 Increase total annual invention disclosures licenses and options executed and startups based on new licenses to 132 Metric 2 5 Increase total annual national and international recognition awards for research excellence Goal 3 Develop the Human and Physical Resources of the University to Achieve the Institution s Top 20 Goals Metric 3 1 Increase the average all ranks instructional faculty salary as a percent of the benchmark median to 90 percent Metric 3 2 Improve work life satisfaction among faculty and staff according to results of the university wide Work Life Survey Metric 3 3 Improve the ranking among public research universities of UK Libraries according to the Library Investment Index of the Association of Research Libraries Metric 3 4 Increase the percent of staff at the appropriate point between the minimum and mid point of the pay grade based on performance and years of experience to 90 percent Metric 3 5 Achieve parity commensurate with Top 20 public research universities for information technology solutions and service Metric 3 6 Add one million gross square feet GSF of educational and general research and student support space targeted in areas of greatest need Metric 3 7 Renovate or modernize 200 000 square feet of classroom research and student support space as prioritized by a needs analysis

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/strategic_planning/metrics.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Strategic Plan
    06 Operating Budget Top 20 Task Force Report UK s Benchmark Institutions 2003 06 Strategic Plan the Dream the Challenge PDF UK Fact Book CPE Kentucky Long Term Policy Research Center TheCenter University of Florida Kentucky State Data Center Occupation Projections 2004 2014 Data Source Bureau of Labor Statistics US Department of Labor Department Chair Online Resource Center American Council on Education A Test of Leadership Charting the Future of

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/strategic_planning/resource.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • U C A P P
    the year 2020 Even before officially taking the helm as Provost of this university I was called upon by President Todd to begin the process of updating its 2003 06 Strategic Plan in accordance with the Top 20 Business Plan I am being assisted in this process by the University Committee on Academic Planning and Priorities UCAPP appointed by President Todd in consultation with the Senate Council and the Council of Deans The first phase of this process was completed when a draft of the provisional 2006 09 plan was presented to the UK Board of Trustees at its June 2006 meeting In the second phase I sought input from the university community and revised the plan in response to some rich conversations about our aspirations as a university community Furthermore I worked with the UCAPP membership the council of deans and my staff to develop a set of key indicators by which to measure our progress over the next few years in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the strategic plan At its October 10 th meeting the UK Board of Trustees approved the 2006 09 Strategic Plan and its Measures of Progress It is now time to set

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/ucapp/ (2012-11-13)
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  • Board of Trustees - University of Kentucky
    require Adobe Reader for viewing BOARD OF TRUSTEES Oct 13 14 Board Retreat Report 4 8mb Proposed Guiding Principles For The President And The Campus Student Housing Presentation 3 96mb The governance of the University of Kentucky is vested by law in its Board of Trustees Within the limits set by the state constitution and federal and state laws the Council on Postsecondary Education in Kentucky has powers and duties that relate to the governance of the University of Kentucky the Board of Trustees is the final authority in all matters affecting the institution and exercises jurisdiction over the institution s financial educational and other policies and its relation with state and federal governments The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees consists of sixteen members appointed by the Governor two members of the faculty one member of the non teaching personnel and one member of the student body The terms of the appointed members are six years The President of the University attends all meetings of the Board of Trustees including its executive committee KRS 164 170 as amended during the 2004 legislative session authorizes the Board of Trustees to meet at least quarterly each year rather than meeting on

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Trustees/ (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky - Office of Provost
    edu Registrar Major Sheets Agriculture M Scott Smith Dean 859 257 4772 Arts and Sciences Mark Kornbluh Dean 859 257 8354 Business and Economics David Blackwell Dean 859 257 8939 Communication Information Dan O Hair Dean 859 257 7805 Dentistry Sharon Turner Dean 859 323 1884 Design Michael A Speaks Dean 859 257 7619 Education Mary John O Hair Dean 859 257 2813 Engineering John Y Walz Dean 859 257

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/academic.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky - University Relations
    Relations is responsible for building partnerships and fostering relationships between the university and the many communities it serves including governments media alumni and other individual friends of the university The office has the primary responsibility for both internal and external communications and management of issues relating to the university as a whole The responsibilities of University Relations group include public relations and marketing corporate partnerships government relations WUKY Public Radio

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/UniversityRelations/ (2012-11-13)
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