UCSF

Timeline

What

When

Who

Review and revise Strategic Direction: 2000 Through 2005

Continual

Assess School's current situation, issues, opportunities

Continual

Consider changing external environment of pharmacy, industry, health care, and science

Continual

Faculty Retreat
Identified collaborative programs of greatest potential and interest to faculty to pursue

January 2004

Faculty Retreat Attendees:

  • Paid Faculty
  • Associate and Assistant Deans
  • Administrative Leaders
  • Board of Advisors Representatives
  • Development and Alumni Affairs Director, School of Pharmacy

Set planning process

April 2004

  • Associate Dean Levings

Interviews and Survey #1
Shared potential issues and opportunities facing School

May 2004 to August 2004

Select Interviewees:

  • Leadership Group
  • Paid Faculty
  • Associate and Assistant Deans
  • Administrative Leaders
  • PharmD Students
  • PhD Students

Survey Recipients:

  • Paid Faculty
  • Associate and Assistant Deans
  • Administrative Leaders
  • Staff Pharmacists

Reviewed additional research and information that could affect School plans:

  • Alumni Surveys
  • Senior Exit Surveys
  • Staff Survey
  • Faculty Retreat and Results
  • Campus Development and Planning Information
  • External Ideas on Academic Futures

July 2004

Developed web site on planning process

July 2004

  • Associate Dean Levings
  • Web & Data Services Manager Frank Farm

Evaluated emerging themes for their immediacy, potential, and feasibility

September 2004

Updated faculty on planning progress

November 2004 Fall Faculty Meeting

  • Dean

Survey #2
Identified and ranked program and operational priorities from survey #1

December 2004

Survey Recipients:

  • Paid Faculty
  • Associate and Assistant Deans
  • Administrative Leaders
  • Staff Pharmacists

Appointed Strategic Planning Committee

December 2004

  • Dean

Developed written descriptions of top strategic priorities

December 2004, January, February 2005

Decided top strategic priorities and how to address operational issues

January 2005

Strategic Planning Retreat

Determined and further developed final themes to pursue

February 2005

Created preliminary drafts of strategic plan text

March 2005 to June 2005

  • Associate Dean Levings

Developed detailed background papers and vetted papers with the faculties.

July 2005 to September 2007

  • Department Faculties

Slowed School's strategic planning process while a campus strategic plan took shape

January 2006 to June 2007

  • Dean

Updated faculty on status of strategic planning

February 2006

  • Dean (e-mail)

Refined and condensed strategic plan text

May 2005 to November 2007

Reviewed near-final strategic plan

May 2007

Edited near-final strategic plan

June 2007

  • Dean
  • Associate Dean Levings

Reviewed final strategic plan drafts (2 mailings)

July and August 2007

Final reviewers:

  • Alumni Board
  • Board of Advisors 2006-2007
  • Campus Leaders
  • Graduate Students
  • Paid Faculty
  • School Administrative Leaders, MSOs, Deans
  • Staff
  • Student Leadership Group

Accepted strategic plan
Revised and accepted School mission

September 2007

  • Faculty vote (School Retreat)

Posted strategic plan to School website

January 2008

  • Associate Dean Levings
  • Web & Data Services Manager Farm

Distributed final, printed plan

February 2008

  • Dean, via February 2008 Update from the Dean mailing

Go to: Pressing Ahead in New Directions: Strategic Course 2007-2012