(FY 2019-2025)

Strategic Plan Home

1. Increase Engagement with and Support for UT Faculty and Staff


  • Implement succession planning across the System to increase pools of qualified applicants
  • Explore cost/benefit of retirement incentive programs (implement as appropriate)
  • Implement flexible work schedule and workplace options to increase employee productivity and satisfaction
  • Increase the non-retirement retention rate among employees

2. Assess Faculty and Staff Satisfaction and Effectiveness

Coordinate a system-wide process for surveying faculty, staff, and students related to culture and engagement throughout the year to assess effectiveness of strategic implementations

Progress evaluated by:

  • Participation rates
  • Increase/Decrease in scores
  • Responses on key questions
  • Implementation of feedback

3. Implement Solutions that Enhance Data-driven Decisions that Support Academic and Administrative Excellence

Implement IT solutions which integrate academic and business applications to manage and support all facets of University operations in real time

Progress evaluated by:

  • Delivering planned outcomes
  • Budget
  • Schedule
  • Data quality
  • Adoption
  • Operational Cost


Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Goal

Improve recruitment and retention strategies and outcomes for underrepresented faculty and staff


Working Group

  • David Miller (Champion), Chief Financial Officer, UTSA
  • Chandra Alston, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, UTHSC
  • Ellie Amador, Director of Marketing, Office of Communications and Marketing, UTSA
  • Richard Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, UTC
  • Chris Cimino, Sr. Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, UTK
  • Tim Fawver, Chief Business Officer, UTIA
  • Dennis Hengstler, Associate Vice President/Director of Institutional Research, UTSA
  • Mary Lucal, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, UTK
  • Petra McPhearson, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, UTM
  • Sherry Sims (on behalf of the UT CHRO), Office of Human Resources, UTSA
  • Steve Thompson, Assistant Vice President, IPS