Strategic Planning Initiative Seed Fund

By Office of the President

Monday, 10 09 2017


Strategic Planning Initiative Seed Fund
October 9, 2017
Dear Members of the A&M-San Antonio Community:

To propel our collective efforts and, as announced at convocation, the establishment of a Strategic Planning Initiative Seed Fund for the 2017-18 academic year has been created. Awards will be made for existing strategic initiatives or programs that align with the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. Four goals and corresponding outcomes were designed in alignment with the strategic plan and can be found by clicking here.

To be considered, proposals must align with the strategic plan, projects/initiatives that include interdisciplinary ideas or cross unit/department collaborations.  These proposals have the potential to develop into sustainable programs, which will have the best chance for an award.

Therefore, proposals must meet the following criteria:

  • Address at least one goal of the strategic plan.

  • Engage a student-centered focus with a positive impact across units/departments.

  • Describe a plan for sustaining the initiative beyond the seed-supported period.

  • Collaborate among multiple A&M-SA units/departments (preference). 

To access and complete the Strategic Plan Proposal Request Form, click here. Completed proposals must be submitted to your respective vice president (Mahan, O'Brien, Ortega or Spindle) by Wednesday, November 22. Proposals that are joint across units/departments must be submitted to each appropriate vice president. All submitted proposals will be reviewed by the cabinet with final decisions announced on Friday, December 8.

Please direct questions about the process to Jen Haft and questions about proposal ideas to your respective vice president.

Cynthia Teniente-Matson