Strategic Planning Framework
The Strategic Planning Framework provides six Strategic Priorities and several related Focus Areas to move the university forward in meeting our goals related to Inclusive Excellence. Below are the Strategic Priorities and related Focus Areas.
Climate and Infrastructure
Creating academic, work and living environments that effectively support the success of all faculty, staff, and students.
Communication regarding efforts towards inclusive excellence
Inclusive and equitable curricular practices
Inclusive and equitable development / fundraising practices
Inclusive and equitable facilities
Inclusive and equitable institutional practices, policies, and procedures
Inclusive and equitable marketing and branding efforts
Recognizing the contributions of people from diverse populations
Support services for underrepresented / underserved populations
Education and Training
Education and training experiences to build cultural competencies across the organization.
Diverse co-curricular experiences for students
Diverse course offerings
Diverse curricular experiences for students
Intercultural competence of faculty and staff
Intercultural competence of students
Leadership Support and Development
Top-down support for diversity, equity and inclusion and the creation of a pipeline of culturally competent academic leaders.
Culture of support for diversity, equity and inclusion
Intercultural competence of university leaders
Leadership development opportunities for underrepresented populations
Recruitment and Retention
Active and aggressive recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty and staff
Recruitment and retention of underrepresented students
Recruitment and retention of underrepresented university leaders
Research and Scholarship
Building and enhancing opportunities for research and scholarship in fields focused on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Research and scholarship involving underrepresented / underserved populations
Researching and sharing the complete history of Clemson with regard to diverse populations
Building and supporting strategic partnerships that respect diversity, include diverse groups, and supports the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Engagement with diverse communities in the state / region
Providing / improving opportunities for underserved communities in the state / region
Contracting with diverse business enterprises
Diversity of representation on alumni / advisory boards