The mission of Academic Affairs is to facilitate the critical pursuit of knowledge in an environment of civility and tolerance by providing excellent educational opportunities for all UNF students through a focused use of resources in scholarly programs that have relevance to the broad range of constituencies served by the university and that are subject to rigorous and ongoing scrutiny and improvement. The following nine goals derive from the Board of Governors 2012-2025 Strategic Plan.
Goal 1: Strengthen Quality and Reputation of Academic Programs: Improve the quality and relevance of all academic programs, and grow the number of academic programs with state, national, and/or international preeminence.
Goal 2: Increase Degree Productivity and Program Efficiency : Increase access and degree completion for students, including students from traditionally underrepresented groups, returning adult students, and distance learning students.
Goal 3: Increase the Number of Degrees Awarded in STEM and Other Areas of Strategic Emphasis: Increase student access and success in degree programs in STEM fields and other areas of strategic emphasis that respond to existing, evolving, and emerging critical needs and opportunities.
Goal 4: Strengthen the Quality and Reputation of Scholarship, Research, and Innovation: Improve the quality and impact of scholarship, research, and commercialization activities, and grow the number of faculty/departments/centers recognized for their scholarship, research, and commercialization endeavors.
Goal 5: Increase Research and Commercialization Activity: Increase research and commercialization activities to help foster entrepreneurial campus cultures. Increase undergraduate participation in research to strengthen the pipeline of researchers pursuing graduate degrees.
Goal 6: Increase Collaboration and External Support for Research Activity: Attract more research funding from external (includes federal and private sources). Promote more collaboration with private industry on research projects.
Goal 7:Strengthen the Quality and Recognition of Commitment to Community and Business Engagement: Improve the quality and relevance of public service activities and increase the recognition of commitment to community and business engagement.
Goal 8: Increase Levels of Community and Business Engagement: Increase faculty and student involvement in community and business engagement activities.
Goal 9: Increase Community and Business Workforce: Increase the percentage of graduates who continue their education or are employed in Florida.
View the University of North Florida's entire Strategic Planning document.
AA Annual Reports
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Annual Report 2008-09
Annual Report 2009-10
Annual Report 2010-11
2012 UNF Workplan
2010-11 SUS Accountability Report
2011 UNF Workplan
2010 UNF Annual Report Vol 1
2010 UNF Annual Report Vol 2
2009-10 AA Strategic Plan
2010-11 AA Strategic Plan
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