University System of Georgia Strategic Plan
Strategic Goal Five:
Maintain affordability so that money is not a barrier to participation in
the benefits of higher education.
Strategic Plan in Action
In anticipation of a larger, more diverse student population, the USG will explore alternative funding sources.
Establish Systemwide project on philanthropy and implement recommendations.
Baseline Measure & Targets
|Activities for Implementation||Baseline Measure||2009 Target||2010 Target||2011 Target||2012 Target|
|Establish institution fundraising baseline.||Baseline established in Philanthropy report: $2.843B.
See Philanthropy report.
|Require institutions to participate in VSE annual survey of philanthropy.||2006-2007: 19 USG institutions participated.||35 institutions|
|Develop peer comparators for fundraising purposes.||Comparators being developed.
Due May 1, 2009.
|Comparators set by 2/09.|
|Require institutional plans for fundraising. Plans will include three-year targets and a plan to increase need-based financial assistance for students.||College participation rate for Georgia students from low income families (2006) 20.1%||Plans due to sector heads by 5/1/09.
Determine target for increase in low-income students.
|Annual review of fundraising goals||Annual review of fundraising goals|
|USG will sponsor professional development activities to enhance capacity for fundraising.||Under development||Develop professional development training opportunities|
|Board will advocate for a revised state matching gift program to maximize institutional gifts.||Under consideration|