Strategic Planning

Goals and Team Co-Leads

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Goal: Maximize the recruitment, retention, support and graduation of diverse students.

Goal: Eliminate achievement gaps by providing excellence in education and support to all students.

Team Co-Leads

Kate McCarthy
Dean of Undergraduate Education

Kaitlyn Baumgartner Lee
Assistant Vice President for University Advisement

Travon Robinson
Acting Chief Diversity Officer

Civic and Global Engagement

Goal: Emphasize University-community partnerships that are collaborative, participatory, empowering, systemic, and transformative.

Goal: Broaden opportunities for civic and global engagement in our academic programs.

Team Co-Leads

Ann Schulte
Director of Civic Engagement

Jennifer Gruber
Interim Associate Vice President, International Education and Global Engagement

Resilient and Sustainable Systems

Goal: Work to be climate neutral by 2030.

Team Co-Leads

Cheri Chastain
Sustainability Programs Manager 

Mike Guzzi
Associate Vice President, Facilities and Capital Projects 

Goal: Recover and adapt to significant difficulties or challenges and recognize our responsibility to forge resiliency in the communities we serve.

Team Co-Leads

Megan Kurtz
Camp Fire Campus and Community Liaison 

Eli Goodsell
Director of Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve