Find a timeline for the planning and creation of The Pathway to the Future: NC State’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan.

Updated 7/12/11


Mid June Plan-to-Plan Team Formed

July 21 Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) formed

July 23 Planning Retreat for University Council and SPSC

  • Identify key strategic issues/strategies around which we will form.task forces

August Nine Task Forces and Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) planned by SPSC

  • Recommend task forces to address strategic issues, nominate task force members

Sep 13 Chancellor’s Forum launches Task Forces

Sep 27 Strategic Planning Committee’s first meeting

Fall Task Forces and SPC receive input from campus and external stakeholders through various avenues, including a Web site and several meetings:

  • Oct 5 General Faculty meeting focused on Faculty Excellence
  • Oct 26 Chancellor’s Installation Town Hall Forum
  • Oct 29 Board of Visitors
  • Nov 18-19 Board of Trustees

Dec 9 and 10 At extended SPC meetings, Task Forces present
short, preliminary reports to SPC for feedback and coordination


Jan 5 Task Forces submit final reports

Dec – Jan SPSC and SPC integrate Task Force reports into a University Strategic Plan

  • Develop major strategies
  • Draft plan

January 10 University Council retreat

  • Review task force recommendations and emerging key ideas

January 21 Post Task Force reports

January 27 Chancellor’s Forum

  • Review task force recommendations and key ideas

February 16 Student Forum on Strategic Planning

Late Feb/Early Mar SPC posts draft strategic plan

March Opportunity for stakeholders to comment on draft plan

April 22 Board of Trustees endorses the strategic plan