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Resource Development

Definition: The practice of identifying, cultivating, and securing financial and human support for the university.

A. Strengthen the Financial Resource Base of the University through Increases in Research Grants, Annual Giving, Endowment, Major Gifts, Outreach to Alumni, and Advocacy to Policy Makers


  1. Advocate for IUP interests in the public arena, including state and federal government and corporate and foundation gifts and grants
  2. Ensure an effective mechanism and structure to facilitate sponsored research
  3. Expand the financial resource base of the university through increased alumni, faculty, and staff gifts
  4. Enhance IUP’s productivity in the area of economic development and workforce education in the region and the state

B. Strategically Leverage Optimal Availability of Resources for Scholarships, Programs, Services, and Facilities


  1. Re-align resources to improve course availability for students in upper division levels
  2. Increase scholarship support for academic, athletic, and other student programs

C. Provide Facilities and Technology Commensurate with Academic Mission


  1. Advance and improve classroom instructional facilities and instructional technology throughout the university (across colleges)
  2. Initiate capital improvements and develop new resources and partnerships to improve campus facilities, technology, and equipment
  3. Enhance and strengthen the library in delivery, scope, and quality of services, and improve the physical plant

D. Manage Resources Effectively and Efficiently to Accomplish the University Mission and Strategic Plan


  1. Implement a process to prioritize the needs of the university and match resources to these priorities
  2. Maintain and enhance the support for accredited programs
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