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2020 Strategic Plan

CAES Strategic Plan 2020

Welcome to the Journey


Strengthening Goals

  • Goal 1: Academics
    CAES educational programs will be at the forefront of all land-grant institutions.
  • Goal 2: Extension Education and Outreach
    Extension education programs will be vital, dynamic, and engaged at the county level throughout the state; and CAES research and Extension programs will be accessible and applicable to all segments of the population in the state of Georgia.
  • Goal 3: College Focus Areas
    CAES will address the focus areas of (1) Food, health and wellness; (2) Breeding and genetics (plants and animals); (3) Environmental stewardship; and (4) Sustainable food production systems through interdisciplinary teaching, research and Extension programs that are timely and relevant to the citizens of Georgia, the nation and the world.
  • Goal 4: Research
    CAES will have strong, well-supported and balanced basic and applied research programs.
  • Goal 5: Faculty and Staff Productivity
    CAES will have the most productive, innovative and respected faculty and staff workforce in the land-grant system.
  • Goal 6: Funding Strategies
    CAES will maintain current funding, expand existing sources and search for a diversity of new funding resources.
  • Goal 7: Internal and External Communication
    CAES will ensure understanding and appreciation of the value of our programs both within our organization and by the public.

Implementation of the Plan

Final Plan with Action Items