I'd like to thank those of you were able to join one or more of the four strategic plan input sessions to share your ideas on how to strengthen UC ANR. We hosted four weekly sessions throughout the month of August, each covering a particular focus area.
- Session #1 - Increasing Program Resources
- Session #2 - Strengthening Partnerships
- Session #3 - Fostering a Positive Work Environment
- Session #4 - Expanding Virtual Reach
With up to 200 participants at each session, we received many thoughtful comments. Goal owners are reviewing all of the comments from these sessions and will use them to inform the UC ANR strategic plan goals for the next five years. ...
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025.
Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face, briefly share accomplishments to date, and present draft strategies for the future. They want to hear what you think may be missing and your ideas on how to shape the future of ANR. There will be breakout groups to provide the opportunity for you to talk with colleagues and submit your ideas to inform the final ANR strategic plan.
See the table below with specific dates for certain topics and draft goals – and sign...
An update on the UC ANR Strategic Plan Accomplishments has been posted. Find out about our recent achievements to…
- Enhance research and extension facilities
- Increase resources for programming
- Ensure relevant programming
- Employ top talent
The strategic plan positions the UC ANR organization to achieve its vision of improving the lives of every Californian through our research and extension. More information about the overall strategic plan and previous UC ANR Strategic Plan Accomplishment reports can be found at
Join Associate Vice President Wendy Powers at one of five regional information sessions being held in late July and early August to talk about Goal 5 of ANR's Strategic Plan, which involves conducting a process to align programs and services with the 2025 Strategic Vision. The purpose of Goal 5 of the UC ANR Strategic Plan is to assess both current and future needs, strengths and impacts of our work, then align our efforts such that we are positioned to achieve the 2025 Strategic Vision.
The San Diego session has reached capacity, but you can still register for one of the other locations at
Often UC ANR is called upon to both maintain traditional program areas while at the same time address emerging challenges for the state. These challenges are complex, often with no immediate solution, but unmet they have the potential for severe unintended consequences. UC ANR personnel respond to these growing needs with a finite amount of time and resources. The purpose of Goal 5 of the UC ANR Strategic Plan is to assess both current and future needs, strengths and impacts of our work, then align our efforts such that we are positioned to achieve the 2025 Strategic Vision.
Associate Vice President Wendy Powers will be holding five regional information sessions throughout California during late July and early August to talk...