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Strategic Planning & Initiatives

Strategic Plan (2009-2014)

The development of the Old Dominion University Strategic Plan: 2009-2014 provided the University with the opportunity to review progress on its previous Strategic Plan and to chart a direction for the next five year period and beyond. This process garnered input from multiple constituencies including the Faculty, Board of Visitors, Students, Staff, and members of the external community.


Current Strategic Initiatives

Campus Master Plan

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The Master Plan examines our existing campus and how we use it, and provides options for modifications that will help achieve the university vision over the next 20 years.

Strategic Plan (2014-2019)

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The development of a strategic plan provides the University with the opportunity to review progress on its previous strategic plan and to chart a direction for the next five year period and beyond.



Institutional Environment & Context

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Old Dominion University (ODU) is a comprehensive, multicultural, and student-centered residential university that enjoys tremendous advantages from its unique coastal location within a thriving metropolitan region adjacent to major maritime and military installations and within easy reach of the nation's capital.

Continuous Institutional Assessment

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The University has reaffirmed its commitment to a regular, data-based process of self-assessment and improvement, through the coordination of internal planning processes including academic planning, enrollment management, space and capital planning, and budget and resource planning.


Principal Themes & Considerations

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Each assessment period ODU evaluates key themes and considerations to help improve the structure and functionality of the academics and campus life at ODU.

Enrollment Management

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As enrollment at ODU expands developing a comprehensive plan for the University's future growth is becoming increasingly more important.

Quality of University Life

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The quality of university life describes how the University's academic, administrative, cultural, physical and social environment impacts the quality of campus life.