The University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning strategic goals and values over the last three years.
CA+P Strategic Goals2020-2023
1.1 Match state demographics for underrepresented populations of our professions in Utah within our three undergraduate degree programs.
2.1 Make the PhD program interdisciplinary (planning & architecture) by AY21 including a shared focus on healthy places.
2.2 Create interdisciplinary experiences at all three degree levels, complimentary to current offerings and meeting emerging market trends by AY23.
2.3 Seek 5% human resource cost efficiencies through interdisciplinary synergies in courses and curricula by AY2021.
3.1 Foster greater consideration of privilege, global citizenship and decolonizing pedagogy through workshops and discussions by AY23.
4.1 Increase overall external grantsmanship 50% (from a 2020 baseline) through catalyzing research/outreach related to the concept of Healthy and Resilient Places by 2023.
4.2 Create a Center or Institute focusing on the concept of Healthy and Resilient Places by 2023.
5.1 Enrich community engagement opportunities for our caring and creative students through provision of an interdisciplinary Community-Engaged Practices Graduate Certificate.
5.2 Create a collaborative related to community engaged practices and transformational change in places and in practices (professional and pedagogical) by Fall 2023.
6.1 Revise college RPT standards for tenure-line faculty to be inclusive of Boyer’s models of scholarship by the end of AY 2020.
6.2 Create a standing Diversity Action Committee empowered to create (with Dean and College Council approval) a Diversity Action Plan and then assess progress in regard to that plan beginning in AY20.
6.3 Advance communications strategies that embrace the diversity of the College’s three units and enable them to express themselves more distinctly by centering communication responsibilities in the units by AY21.
6.4 Intervene in our historic architecture building to make it more inclusive in terms of accessibility (e.g., elevator, ramp) by AY23.