The Strategic Priority 4 Objectives are as follows:
By Fall 2020, increase annual external research funding by 20 percent over 2015. Amended: By 2023, increase annual external sponsored program/contract funding by 10.4% over FY2018.
By Fall 2018, complete the capital / fundraising campaign Imagine the Future.
By 2020, increase alumni giving by 15 percent. Amended: By 2023, increase alumni giving to 15% from 11.6% in 2018.
By 2025, increase funding from external sources (foundations, corporate, federal, state, and local government) by 20 percent. Amended: By 2023, increase charitable giving and donations from external sources (foundations, corporate, state, and local government and individuals) by 20 percent from FY2018.
By 2025, grow the University’s endowment by $20 million. Amended: By 2023, increase the University’s endowment by $1M each year from ~$50 million in FY2018.
The Strategic Priority 4 Implementation Strategies are as follows:
Launch and execute a national comprehensive fundraising campaign in support of AAMU’s strategic plan and high-priority initiatives.
Establish campus-wide policies and practices to generate new resources and foster greater self-sufficiency.
To generate additional revenues increase enrollment and offer a portfolio of degree programs and lifelong learning and professional development programs, including selective online programs to students in the region and across the globe.
Develop a Student Loan Default Management Plan to engage the University in campus-wide efforts to educate, track, and assist students to keep them on a path to success and away from defaulting on their student loans.
Implement and maintain a systematic and comprehensive approach to student loan repayment that will include calling and mailing delinquent student borrowers and promoting financial literacy and successful loan repayment.
Increase partnerships to create new opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Improve accountability and effectiveness through the use of technology for alumni and constituent relations, cultivation, and fund-raising.
Enhance and develop new relationships with research funding entities to broaden the University’s research portfolio and increase related funding.
Promote stronger collaborations and partnerships between the university and stakeholders that can make use of and strengthen AAMU’s research funding base.
Encourage and support entrepreneurial endeavors of faculty, staff, and students.