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University Objectives and Metrics

Foundational Goal 3: Cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships and applied and service-oriented projects that strengthen our local, state, national, and world communities.

Objective 1: Partner with educational and other public- and private-sector institutions to co-design academic and outreach programs that enhance access to and support of quality higher education.

Metric 24: Miami’s Oxford campus will double the number of transfer students to 500 students, and Miami regionals will increase by 15% the number of transfer students to 500 students.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.

Metric 25: Miami will double the number of partnerships with high schools, community-based organizations, foundations, and other entities to expand the recruitment of talented, diverse college-bound students, e.g., through expansion of the Oxford Pathway Program, articulation agreements, dual enrollment/PSEO, tutoring or mentoring programs, bridge and summer programs.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.

Objective 2: Increase life-long learning opportunities, engagement, and giving from alumni, parents, and friends.

Metric 26: Miami will provide educational opportunities and career support to at least 10% of our alumni and other external stakeholders, e.g., through programs similar to Winter College, Alumni Weekend activities, and webinars.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.

Metric 27: Increase the total dollar amount raised annually from alumni, parents, and friends by 10% per year.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.

Objective 3: Grow Miami's sponsored research, grants, intellectual property, internships, and co-curricular learning opportunities by helping corporate, governmental, and non-profit entities thrive through solutions-oriented partnerships.

Metric 28: Increase the total dollars of external funding (contracts and grants) to $30 million.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.

Metric 29: Increase by 25% the number of mutually beneficial educational, governmental, and corporate partnerships.


  • Continue to grow our engagement in partnerships with educational, governmental, corporate, and non-profit agencies, including:
    • IUC Membership that includes targeted initiatives that bring mutual benefit to Miami University and the other member institutions (i.e., OARnet Hosting Services, Ohio VoIP COE, Ohio Dark Fiber Expansion).
    • State-wide vendor management that includes engagement with K-12, public universities, community colleges, independent institutions, and local and state agencies, in aggregating software and hardware purchases for greater state-wide buying efficiency.
    • Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce that increases Miami University’s involvement in technology forums and other commercial opportunities intended to bring economic growth to the region.
    • Corporate Partnerships that are in keeping with the strategic vendor relationships defined in metric 14 and will bring innovation and next generation technology to Oxford.

Objective 4: Advance Ohio's economic development and prosperity by providing talent and expertise that help shape policy and improves quality of life.

Metric 30: By 2020, 65% of the Miami University community will be engaged in providing expertise and advancing the success of public and private entities.

This metric is not applicable to IT Services.