University System of Georgia Strategic Plan
Strategic Goal Three:
Increase the System’s participation in research and economic development to the benefit of a global Georgia. Enhance and encourage the creation of new knowledge and basic research across all disciplines.
Georgia is one of the fastest growing states in the country. Therefore, the USG will be an active partner in developing Georgia’s economy.
Actions, Activities for Implementation, Baseline Measure & Targets
|Actions||Activities for Implementation||Baseline Measure||2008 Target||2009 Target||2010 Target||2011 Target||2012 Target|
|The USG will engage faculty, students, and staff on the issue of the relationship between education and the state’s economic development needs.||Expand the Office of Economic Development outreach to USG faculty and staff to increase USG support of Georgia’s economic development.||Number of podcasts online Jan. 2008 = 0||0||10||20||30||40|
|Number of USG internal e-newsletter issues Jan. 2008 = 0||0||4||28||52||76|
|The USG will provide access to the educational, research, and technical assistance resources of the USG institutions for Georgia’s current and prospective businesses.||Collaborate with Career Services Offices to increase access for Georgia employers to USG students and alumni.||Number of USG Career Services Offices participating
in ICAPP® projects.
Jan. 2008 = 0
|Increase visibility of USG resources with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, other Georgia economic developers, and Georgia businesses to serve Georgia’s current and prospective businesses.||Number of external e-newsletter issues Jan. 2008 = 0||0||4||8||10||12|
|The USG will educate people to fill key positions in Georgia’s strategic industries.||Align ICAPP® initiatives with the state’s strategic industries.||Number of students completing ICAPP® programs of study in Georgia’s strategic industries. Jan. 2008 = 25||25||50||75||100||150|
|Number of students completing non-credit programs in Georgia’s strategic industries. Jan. 2008 = XX||0||0||0||0||0|
|The USG will research the college-educated workforce needs of Georgia’s strategic industries.||Conduct and update workforce studies in strategic industries||Total number of workforce studies completed and updated for Georgia’s strategic industries. Jan. 2008 = 3/0||3/0||5/1||6/2||7/3||8/5|