UNO 2020Goal Six UNO 2020

Broaden UNO’s image as a premier university at the regional, national and international level while expanding our connection to the community.

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Goal Six: Outcome 1

Strengthen UNO’s commitment to civic engagement.

 
Measure

Number of students who participate in service learning projects.

 
Target

Increase the number of students who participate in service learning projects by 20%, from 80 in 2016 to 96 in 2017.

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Increase the number of courses with a service learning component Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement Ongoing throughout 2017
Reconstitute Service Learning Council (made up of faculty/staff) Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By April 1, 2017
Present at Faculty Senate/Staff Council/College meetings Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement Ongoing throughout 2017
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of funding proposals submitted for service learning activities.
 
Target

Two new proposals

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Define project with community partner Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By April 1, 2017
Develop proposal Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By May 1, 2017
Seek approval from Provost/UNO Foundation Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By June 1, 2017
Submit proposal to funding agency Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By June 15, 2017
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of new partnerships with service learning opportunities
 
Target

Two new partnerships

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Establish relationship with community organization Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By June 1,2017
Define service learning component for university, organization and the community Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By July 1, 2017
Develop a project proposal Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By August 1, 2017
Identify funding agency Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By August 15, 2017
Submit proposal Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement By September 1, 2017
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

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Goal Six: Outcome 2

Increase pride, engagement and sense of community among UNO stakeholders.

 
Measure

Number of registered members of the Alumni Association

 
Target

Increase registered members of the Alumni Association by 10%

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Develop list of events for 2017 to encourage new members to join. Specifically address plan to encourage graduating seniors to become members of the Association. Director of Alumni Affairs Measure on quarterly basis and report to the Board
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Attendance at all Alumni Association events

  • Number of tickets sold (and related attendees) for Crawfish Mambo.
  • Number of tickets sold (and related attendees) for Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Number of attendees and volunteers at all Alumni Association events.
 
Target

Increase attendance at all Alumni Association events.
  • Increase number of tickets sold (and related attendees) for Crawfish Mambo by 20%.
  • Maintain number of tickets sold (and related attendees) for Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Host two new events during the year outside of the traditional metro NOLA area.
 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
For recurring events, program committees gather information on historical attendance.  For recurring and new events, develop targeted marketing procedures to increase attendance. Director of Alumni Affairs, Event committee chairs Measure on quarterly basis and report to the Board
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

1a. Number of "likes" on Alumni Association Facebook page
1b. Number of Twitter followers on Alumni Association Twitter account
 
Target

1a. Increase the number of "likes" on Alumni Association Facebook page by 10%, from 1,792 to 1,971 by the end of 2017.
1b. Increase the number of followers on Alumni Association Twitter account by 10% from 1,092 to 1,201 by the end of 2017.

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
As baseline, document measurable at December 31, 2016.  Provide plan/schedule for social media posts through December 31, 2017. Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Measure on quarterly basis and report to the Board
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of Chapter committees formed and Chapter events held

 
Target

Form 3-5 Chapter committees and each chapter will host one event before 12/31/2017

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Form committee to examine alumni and recommend 3-5 locations that would provide opportunity to be most successful Director of Alumni Affairs Measure on quarterly basis and re port to the Board
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Diversity of board members and committee volunteers - ie. Race, age, gender, geography, zip code, etc.

 
Target

Identify and add as board members for the 2018 year at least three members that are currently from underrepresented groups

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Obtain list of current board members and volunteers and their related backgrounds to identify underrepresented groups Direct of Alumni Affairs Meet on quarterly basis and report to the Board
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

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Goal Six: Outcome 3

Build a culture of philanthropy throughout the UNO community.

 
Measure

Amount of money raised for Annual Fund; number of Annual Fund donors

 
Target

Grow Annual Fund to $340,000; increase number of Annual Fund donors by a minimum of 20% over 2016

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Recruit UNO Tomorrow national chair Annual Fund Manager May 1, 2017
Engage in stewardship activities for donor renewals Annual Fund Manager Ongoing
Conduct new crowdfunding projects Annual Fund Manager Complete a new project each quarter
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Amount of money raised for restricted giving
 
Target

Raise $2.1 million for restricted giving

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Establish fundraising priorities for each academic college Director of Development April 1, 2017
Identify prospects for college-specific giving Director of Development April 1, 2017
Establish strategy to garner support for identifying the University's top 25 donor prospects Director of Development April 1, 2017
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of new Legacy Fund (planned giving) members
 
Target

Recruit five new Legacy Fund members

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Hold Legacy Society events and seminars Major Gift Officer Hold two events by August 1, 2017
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

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Goal Six: Outcome 4

Enhance UNO's reputation by promoting the University's contributions.

 
Measure

Number of new stories published on uno.edu and shared on UNO's social media channels

 
Target

Increase number of newsfeed stories by 10%, from 231 in 2015 to 254 in 2017

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Expand story selection to include underrepresented colleges and academic programs Chief Communications Officer Ongoing throughout 2017 to achieve target by January 1, 2018
Conduct outreach to departments/units to solicit suggestions to story ideas Chief Communications Officer Ongoing throughout 2017 to achieve target by January 1, 2018
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of likes/followers on Facebook
 
Target

Increase Facebook likes/followers by 20%, from 19,214 to 23,056 by end of 2017

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Regularly post compelling content that is likely to elicit engagement Publications and Communications Manager Increase Facebook likes/followers by 10% to 21,135 by June 1, 2017
Regularly post compelling content that is likely to elicit engagement Publications and Communications Manager Increase Facebook likes/followers by 20% to 23,056 by June 1, 2018
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

 
Measure

Number of Twitter followers
 
Target

Increase number of Twitter followers by 20%, from 4,553 to 5,463, by end of 2017

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Regularly post compelling content that is likely to elicit engagement Publications and Communications Manager Increase Twitter followers by 10% to 5,008 by June 1, 2017
Regularly post compelling content that is likely to elicit engagement Publications and Communications Manager Increase Twitter followers by 10% to 5,463 by June 1, 2018
 
Findings

 
Anticipated Next Steps

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Goal Six: Outcome 5

Expand UNO's role as a community asset

 
Measure

Number of external events held using campus facilities

 
Target

Launch Website in 2017-18 and track data; Increase the number of events on campus using the booking website by 10% annually.

 
Tasks

Task
Lead Responsibility
Timeline
Complete Website including data import Campus Booking Summer 2017
Build into the system the ability to track events and expected participation   Fall 2017
Develop a plan for how website will replace existing booking methods   Fall 2017
Implement and Launch Website campus-wide   December 2017
Create an unpaid digital marketing campaign for campus spaces University Marketing Spring 2018
 
Findings

The framework of the website is complete. However, the campus information is not populated, it does not have tracking capabilities, it is not designed as a management tool for the facility managers. The largest issue is that there is no one currently responsible for the completion and integration of this website.

 

 
Anticipated Next Steps

Determine who is responsible for the website

Import facility data into website

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