EMSA Strategic Priorities: 2020-25


CAS Standard: 3 & 4

I. Health and Wellness: EMSA values a state of well-being for all students, faculty, and staff.

  1. The Division is committed to providing opportunities to engage students, faculty, and staff in health and wellness activities.
  2. The Division is committed to providing services that support the holistic well-being of students, faculty, and staff.

CAS Standard: 3

II. Diversity and Inclusion: How the “parts reflect the whole.” EMSA values diversity and inclusion in enrollment management, hiring, training, programming, education, and student success.

  1. The Division is committed to providing programs and services to recruit and retain a diverse student and staff population.
  2. The Division is committed to providing staff training and professional development about inclusivity.

CAS Standard: 3

III. Strategic Enrollment Management: EMSA values the university experience and the completion of post-secondary education.

  1. Meeting the completion goals established by the state, UT system, and institution. These goals reflect a desire to increase the number of students with a post-secondary credential.

CAS Standard: 3

IV. Leadership: EMSA values the personal and professional development of students and staff.

  1. The Division is committed to providing opportunities related to professional development and performance management to cultivate growth.
  2. The Division is committed to providing opportunities for students’ personal and professional growth.

CAS Standard: 2

V. Experiential Learning: EMSA values learning beyond classroom instruction.

  1. The Division is committed to providing meaningful learning experiences for students to achieve personal growth.

CAS Standard: 1

VI. Compliance and Assessment: EMSA values the rights of students and faculty. EMSA values the achievement of all assessment standards for the division.

  1. EMSA is committed to ensuring that the division complies with the appropriate state and federal regulations to ensure that student and faculty rights are met.
  2. EMSA is committed to developing learning and program outcomes and assessments of programs.

CAS Standard: 1 & 3

VII. Stewardship and Division Investments: EMSA values the appropriate use of resources to support student success.

  1. EMSA units are committed to fiscal responsibility and measuring return on investment (ROI).

CAS Domains

Knowledge acquisition, construction, integration, & application

Cognitive Complexity

Intrapersonal Development, Interpersonal Competence, Humanitarianism & Civic Engagement

Practical Competence

Humanitarianism and Civic Engagement

Practical competence


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