December 2020

Completing work in creating essential skill definitions

November 2020

Launched the Well-being and Success Network, including the executive resource and definition and vision-setting teams
Completed more than 900 student reports through Skill Survey, and facilitated numerous individual conversations and group workshops
Launched new digital engagement working groups for technology and strategy
Initiated work through the Transitions Collaborative​ to explore parameters, content, and metricsContinued work through the student organization advisor team​, discussing Involvement Network utilization, event and participation tracking
Briefed Leadership Team on progress to date on initiatives and collaborative teams

October 2020

Refined learning and operational outcomes for all Student Affairs departments
Developed data collection and assessment plans for outcomes
Expanded the implementation of Skill Survey to include student employees and graduate assistants
Invited members to the Transitions Collaborative Executive TeamPlanned a retreat for the advising model working group in December

September 2020

Opened new office space for the Department of Student Transitions in the Tate Student Center
Continued to review completed FY21 planning tools to inventory and assess quality of opportunities available to students connected to plan areas
Launched or continued preparation to launch new Student Affairs collaborative teams, including the Learning Collaborative, Student Organization Advisors, and the Leadership Curriculum Collaborative

August 2020

Launched new websites for Engagement, Leadership, and Service, Student Transitions, and the Tate Student Center
Initiated work of several collaborative teams, including the student organization advisors, digital engagement collaborative, and communications teams.
Continued to review completed FY21 planning tools to inventory and assess quality of opportunities available to students connected to plan areas

July 2020

Formally launched the Student Affairs 2025 plan
Launched the new Department of Student Transitions
Launched the new Department of Engagement, Leadership, and Service
Invited and confirmed members of collaborative teams associated with the plan
Initiated review of completed FY21 planning tools to inform planning, growth, and prioritization of student experiences connected to the plan
Completed updates to the central Student Affairs web presence

June 2020

Introduced the new director of Student Transitions, Donald Coleman
Prepared for the launch of the two new departments, Student Transitions, and Engagement, Leadership, and Service
Identified permanent space for the Student Transitions department and initiated renovation plans
Identified temporary space for Student Transitions
Identified and reviewed with senior leaders members of collaborative teams associated with the plan
Developed a communications plan for launching collaborative teams later in the summer and fall
Prepared for the formal launch of the 2025 plan in July

May 2020

Introduced the new director of Engagement, Leadership, and Service, Taylor Cain
Completed the on-campus interviews for the director of Student Transitions
Distributed an FY21 planning tool for departments to identify departmental-level outcomes and inform planning, growth, and prioritization of student experiences
Advanced work on grant-funded experiential learning online modules, including initial service and leadership curricular elements
Completed pilot project surveying student employee skills in connection with identified competencies
Began updates to the central Student Affairs web presence, as well adding presences for new departments, ELS and Student Transitions
Continued transition and planning efforts with new ELS and Student Transitions staff
Continued to identify members of collaborative teams launching in summer 2020
Advanced outlines for each initiative in the plan
Completed campus interviews for the assistant director of service position in Engagement, Leadership, and Service
Completed campus interviews for the Student Affairs web/digital developer position

April 2020

Launched the updated Office of the Vice President, including the new roles of Assistant to the VP for Learning Strategy, Assistant to the VP for Communications and Digital Engagement, Student Affairs Digital Engagement Lead, and Student Affairs Information Technology Lead
Transitioned responsibilities from the former Learning and Strategic Initiatives and Communications and Marketing Initiatives departments to the Office of the VP
Developed a rollout timeline, including all initiatives and overall efforts, for the initial two years of the plan
Advanced the ongoing searches for the Student Transitions and Engagement, Leadership, and Service director positions
Launched a search for the assistant director of service position in Engagement, Leadership, and Service
Continued identifying roles and potential participants for members for collaborative teams (Communications, Digital Engagement, Information Technology, Data, Essential Skills and Experiential Learning, Well-being and Success, etc.)

March 2020

Met with initiative leads to refine detailed outlines and begin to sequence next steps in rollout
Began to identify potential participants for collaborative teams (Communications, Digital Engagement, Information Technology, Data, Essential Skills and Experiential Learning, Well-being and Success, etc.)
Completed detailed outlines of each initiative and collaborative teams
Worked toward defining roles for each collaborative team involved in the plan
Followed up with individual leaders and staff regarding individual and department responsibilities related to the plan
Completed HR and budget processes related to the two new Student Affairs departments (ELS and Transitions) and reassignment of staff changing supervision lines as part of the plan
Posted the Director of Student Transitions position through UGAJobs
Launched searches for the ELS and Transitions director positions
Completed work on other new position descriptions involved in the plan, including Assistant to the VP for Learning Strategy, Assistant to the VP for Communications, Data, and Technology, Student Affairs Data Lead, Student Affairs Information Technology Lead, and Student Affairs Digital Engagement Lead
Created new logo suites for the departments of Engagement, Leadership, and Service and Student Transitions

February 2020

Launched the Student Affairs 2025 plan at the State of Student Affairs address
Held individual meetings with the Vice President and staff from Student Affairs departments
Met with numerous campus partners, students, and other groups to introduce the plan
Developed position descriptions for the Director of Engagement, Leadership, and Service (ELS) and Director of Student Transitions positions, and received permission to post
Invited search committees for the ELS and Transitions director roles Posted the Director of Engagement, Leadership, and Service position through UGAJobs
Worked with staff in the current Center for Leadership and Service and Center for Student Activities and Involvement to identify and assign new roles in the new ELS and Student Transitions departments
Tasked plan initiative leads with developing a more detailed outline of each initiative and collaborative teams to be involved (Digital Engagement, Essential Skills and Experiential Learning, Well-being and Success, etc.)