A New Beginning
Grambling has been doing a GREAT JOB since 1901. But great is not enough in 2010 and beyond. The rules have changed. Grambling is experiencing a serious reduction in state appropriations and the state of Louisiana will now be evaluating us on our graduation and retention rates, among other things. In response, we are re-launching Grambling State University, declaring this our “New Beginning.”
We are moving forward aggressively and positively with a strategic plan that will:
- Build on our academic strengths and accomplishments;
- Improve our financial and operational management;
- Improve our organizational efficiency;
- Develop and implement a comprehensive enrollment management plan;
- Identify and implement marketing and PR strategies that will enhance the image of the University;
That’s not all. We will:
- Identify and develop additional strategies to achieve fundraising and friend-raising initiatives and goals;
- Explore and implement initiatives to ensure employment opportunities for our graduates;
- Identify additional ways to recognize and reward excellent performance of faculty, students and staff;
- Enhance graduate studies and research;
- Further improve our campus facilities.
- Deliver a quality overall collegiate experience;
- Sustain a safe and pedestrian friendly campus environment;
- Assure that campus facilities are comfortable and provide an atmosphere conducive to instruction and learning;
- Have qualified and trained personnel in place to support the operational needs of the campus.
The State System Board and the ULS Board of Supervisors has approved our budget reduction plan for 2010-11. This plan demonstrated how we will make Grambling State University a stronger institution while cutting an additional $10.2 million over the next year.
As we move forward in executing our plan, please know that it is our intent to keep everyone informed of we are doing.
Thanks for joining us on this exciting journey that stands on the shoulders of Grambling’s glorious past. We believe that this “New Beginning” will bring enhanced benefits to all of our stakeholders and make Grambling even greater.