Tech 2020 Overview

Louisiana Tech University will be recognized as a top public research university with an unparalleled
integrated educational experience.

  

Class in the Quad

 
Theme One:

RECRUITING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE UNDERGRADUATE AND
GRADUATE STUDENT BODY AND UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 1.1: Reevaluate recruitment strategies and processes.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 1.2: Reallocate and reorganize existing human, financial and web-based resources.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 1.3: Implement a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate retention model.

  

Theme Two:

INTEGRATING LEARNING, DISCOVERY, AND DEVELOPMENT FOR
AN UNPARALLELED EDUCATION

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 2.1: Design, develop, and implement an interdisciplinary, integrated seminar series at sophomore/junior level focused on knowledge and skills that are hallmarks of Louisiana Tech graduates, regardless of degree program.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 2.2: Enhance the quality of online education and coordinate the development of new online programs for academic degrees, professional development courses, and academic and workforce certificate programs.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 2.3: Increase interdisciplinary research experiences for undergraduate and graduate students.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 2.4: Design and implement a cultural and artistic exhibition center.

   

Theme Three:

ELEVATING OUR RESEARCH AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS
TO NATIONAL PROMINENCE

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 3.1: Assess current research policies and procedures related to increase research success.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 3.2: Improve data-driven decision-making in research, technology transfer, and graduate studies.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 3.3: Increase research success.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 3.4: Increase number of interdisciplinary doctoral degrees on campus.

 

Theme Four:

MAXIMIZING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUR INNOVATION ENTERPRISE

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 4.1: Create easily accessible, extra-curricular opportunities for entrepreneurial and multi-disciplinary experiences.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 4.2: Initiate proactive marketing, recruitment, and development strategies for the Enterprise Campus and integrate student experiences.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY 4.3: Expand our workforce development partnerships with regional business partners (collaboration with Theme 2.)