Infrastructure and Support of Graduate and Postdoctoral Education and Training
Strategic Direction 1: Evaluate and improve the organizational structure of the graduate student and postdoctoral programs.
Objective 1: Graduate Program Evaluation
Objective 2: Autonomous Postdoctoral Program
Strategic Direction 2: Maximize recruitment and retention of top-tier graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Objective 1: Graduate Student Stipends
Objective 2: Top-Tier Graduate Students
Objective 3: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Objective 4: Top-Tier Postdoctoral Fellows
Objective 5: Retention of Graduate Students and Fellows
Objective 6: Programs and Accomplishments on Website
Strategic Direction 3: Achieve excellence in graduate education.
Objective 1: Curricular Transformation
Objective 2: Individualized Curricula
Objective 3: Interdisciplinary Opportunities
Strategic Direction 4: Achieve excellent quality graduate student and postdoctoral research.
Objective 1: Expectations at Graduation
Strategic Direction 5: Ensure that all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are adequately prepared to pursue an independent career within their discipline.
Objective 1: Mentoring Program for Postdoctoral Fellows
Objective 2: Careers in Academia
Objective 3: Career Building Opportunities
Objective 4: Individualized Mentoring Program
Objective 5: Grant Proposals
Objective 6: Participation in Annual National Meetings
Objective 7: Future Employment Data
Objective 8: Webpage for Funding Opportunities
Strategic Direction 6: Expand graduate and postdoctoral experiences to maximize networking and build allegiance to each division and to the college.
Objective 1: Networking Activities
Objective 2: Graduate Program Events
Objective 3: Alumni Relationships