Strategic planning for offices of sponsored programs at PUIs

Strategic planning for offices of sponsored programs at PUIs

In the realm of higher education, “true north” typically points to student success for all students. Sponsored funding fuels many of the paths to that destination, especially for underrepresented populations, and it takes a well-defined, knowledgeable office to efficiently oversee activities needed to cultivate a grants culture on campus.

Whether your institution is establishing a new sponsored programs office, considering restructuring an existing service division, or simply assessing the effectiveness of an office and the role it plays on campus, having a strategic plan in place for the office ensures the most efficient use of institutional resources related to grant administration and compliance.

Read our article featured in NCURA’s Guide to Effective Strategies and Recommended Practices for an overview of the components of a strategic plan and learn ways in which a sponsored programs office can create its own plan tailored to its specific needs and responsibilities.