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Process and Timeline

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For resources to assist programs, departments, and divisions in developing their plans and responding to the metrics, visit the Office of Institutional Research.


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In his 2012 Annual Address to the University, President David C. Hodge noted that "the world of higher education is undergoing tremendous transformation, driven by a number of critical factors including technological advances, economic stress, and demographic change. . . . Success in this environment requires anticipating these changes and effectively adapting them to the core missions of the University. More specifically, success requires an inspiring vision, focused goals, and high performance execution."

The Miami 2020 Plan is an inclusive and comprehensive process aimed at meeting the complex challenges of our current context. During the summer of 2012, senior leaders of the University, including the divisional deans, vice presidents, and selected other leaders, created an initial set of five goals for the University and outlined a process for engaging the extended Miami community in developing the Miami 2020 Plan.

In Fall 2012, a coordinating team, as well as five target goal teams with 50 representatives from all academic and administrative divisions of the University, was assembled. The coordinating team was co-chaired by Dean Phyllis Callahan and Dr. Jim Kiper, chair of the Executive Committee of University Senate. Informed by several external consultants and professional literature, these teams worked diligently throughout the fall semester to revise the goals and form ideas for specific objectives and metrics.

In late October, the chairs of the target goal teams and members of the coordinating team met with Jeff Selingo, editor at large of The Chronicle of Higher Education, to learn about future trends in higher education. Following that meeting, President Hodge, Provost Gempesaw, along with Dean Callahan, Dr. Kiper, the chairs of the target goal teams, and four members of the Board of Trustees met to further revise and hone the Miami Plan goals, objectives and metrics. In January 2013, and guided by John Foster, founder of Gamut Labs, LLC and Miami alumnus, via video conference, all members of the target goal teams along with the President, the Provost, and members of the Board of Trustees met to further refine the plan.

During the spring 2013, Dr. Kiper and Dean Callahan presented the revised plan to numerous committees and groups, including the President's Executive Council, University Senate, Faculty Assembly, academic administrators, and in four public forums.

As a result of the thoughtful input from this diverse array of constituencies, the goals, objectives, and metrics of the Miami 2020 Plan were finalized.

During the 2013-2014 academic year, divisions, programs, and departments generated plans and defined their contributions to help advance the 2020 Plan's unifying and foundational goals and their metrics. The final versions of the University and other plans were completed by May 2014.  All units have begun the process of implementing their strategies and tracking their progress on advancing key goals, objectives, and metrics.

For key action steps, see 2020 Plan Timeline.

Take a Look

For resources to assist programs, departments, and divisions in developing their plans and responding to the metrics, visit the Office of Institutional Research.


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Locations
Luxembourg
West Chester
Middletown
Hamilton
Oxford
  • Luxembourg
    Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    luxembourg@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    501 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA

    Directions

    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-8600
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069
     

    MiamiOH.edu/regionals

    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Middletown
    Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042


    MiamiOH.edu/regionals

    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011


    MiamiOH.edu/regionals

    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Oxford
    Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency