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Strategic Plan

Transforming students’ learning into Passion, Empowerment, and Purpose.


We inspire students to learn, lead, thrive, and positively impact their communities throughout their lives.


The Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management contributes to the university’s mission by providing access to and engaging students in an inclusive community that provides intentional learning experiences designed to cultivate self-awareness, wellness, care and respect for others, and build the foundation for a successful life and career.

Core Values

  • Caring – Supportive environment that inspires an ethic of concern for others
  • Collaboration – Maintain work partnerships based on collegiality, innovation and teamwork
  • Excellence — Culture of research that informs decisions and assessment that guides actions
  • Holistic Student Development – Comprehensive programs that result in academic and career success, life-long learning, personal growth, wellness, and multicultural competencies
  • Inclusion – Champions for social justice, diversity and respect
  • Integrity – Ethical culture based on honesty, reliability and trust
  • Responsibility – Doing our best, going the extra mile and taking ownership for outcomes

Strategic Goals & Objectives

Foster a caring, diverse and inclusive Vandal community.


  • Create a safe and inclusive environment that ensures all students access to the Vandal Experience
  • Maintain and enhance space that promotes interaction and community building
  • Develop programs and educational opportunities that enhance student involvement and a
  • sense of purpose and belonging
  • Create the framework and infrastructure to support students in distress
  • Provide education and support for addressing behaviors that impede student success

Build a vibrant, dynamic, and innovative team dedicated to providing outstanding service to the campus community.


  • Promote continuous professional development and training
  • Create a culture of data-informed decision making
  • Engage in continuous process improvements to increase effectiveness
  • Foster a safe working environment for staff to explore, take risks and learn

Improve retention and graduation rates through a comprehensive and immersive experience that promotes student access, well-being, engagement, and success.


  • Improve retention of undergraduate students
  • Empower students to reach academic, career and life goals
  • Support students in exploring options and identifying pathways to achieve goals
  • Offer programs that support academic success and holistic health/well-being
  • Focus on the individual through personalized services
  • Review program delivery and provide active learning opportunities for students
  • Provide transformational experiences that promote exploration, leadership, lifelong engagement and well-being
  • Clarify and convey the educational experience both inside and outside the classroom

Contact Us

Office of the Dean of Students TLC 232

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: 208-885-6757

Fax: 208-885-9494


Web: Strategic Plan

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