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Initiative Leadership Responsibility Areas

Each initiative will be led by one or more groups, split into two designations: Leadership Responsibility (LR) and Primary Partner (PP). The area(s) of the College that will take charge in leading the initiative’s development and implementation are considered to have Leadership Responsibility. The area(s) of the College that will play a significant supporting role in implementing each goal or objective is (are) Primary Partners. The abbreviations for the various areas of the College and University are listed below. 

Abbreviation Group
AD Academic Divisions
IP International Programs
SAC Seaver Academic Council
SAR Seaver Alumni Relations
SDC Seaver Diversity Council
SDO Seaver College Dean's Office
SFA Seaver Faculty Association


Thriving Community

Objective Initiative SDO AD IP SAC SAR SDC SFA Other Partner(s)
Inclusion and Racial Equity Strategy Diversity in curriculum LR     PP   PP LR Student Government Association
  Student cultural competence LR         LR PP Student Affairs (PP)
  Foster diverse student body PP             Enrollment Management (PP)
  Improve retention and support for students of color and international students LR         PP    
  Improve faculty, staff, and administrator diversity LR         PP PP  
  Advance cultural and cross-cultural intelligence LR         LR PP  
  Examine practices for bias LR         LR PP  
  Improve campus climate LR PP PP     LR LR  
  Develop mentoring programs for faculty and staff of color PP         LR LR  
  Intellectual hospitality programming LR         PP PP  
Aspirational Spaces Revitalize curricular spaces LR PP           Planning, Operations, and Construction (PP)
  Develop new "third space" LR         PP   Planning, Operations, and Construction (PP)
Culture of Innovation Enhance practices based on learning during recent disruptions LR           PP  
  Augment staff development, new programming LR             Human Resources (LR)
  Initiate programs to encourage and reward innovation LR              
  Partner with University to support faculty and staff childcare LR           LR University Leadership (PP)
Development Programming to enhance physical, mental, and spiritual well-being LR           PP University Leadership (PP)
Alumni Alumni programming         LR      


Global Engagement

Objective Initiative SDO AD IP SAC SAR SDC SFA Other Partner(s)
Los Angeles Engagement Use Los Angeles to enrich curricula and experiential learning LR LR         LR  
  Establish a study-away program in Downtown Los Angeles LR             University Leadership (PP)
Synergistic Partnerships Collaborative relationships with international universities LR   LR          
  Develop certificate and similar educational programs LR PP     PP   PP  
Expanded Service Expand service learning and social entrepreneurship LR           LR  
  Support for faculty and student research and creative activity LR           PP Provost's Office (LR)


Inspired Graduates

Objective Initiative SDO AD IP SAC SAR SDC SFA Other Partner(s)
Curricula Prepares Students for the 21st Century Review and revise General Education (GE) program LR     LR     LR  
  Develop process for regular ad recurring GE review LR     PP     PP  
  Academic majors programs continually assessed and revised LR LR         PP  
  Intercultural learning in Malibu and IP LR   LR          
  Increase cultural immersion in international programs     LR          
  Vocational and career programming included in curriculum LR           PP Career Center (LR)
  Exploration of technology-focused pedagogy LR           PP Center for Teaching Excellence (LR); Informational Technology (PP)
  Co-curricular programming review and development LR LR            
Holistic Development of Students Expand student access to faculty and staff LR           PP  
  Review of convocation               Student Affairs (LR); University Leadership (LR)
  RISE/resilience programming in partnership with Student Affairs             PP Student Affairs (LR)
  Improvement of graduation, retention, and settled rates LR         PP   Student Success Center (LR)
  Expanded Navigate utilization for student success LR             Student Success Center (LR)
  Signature experience for graduating seniors         LR     Student Government Association (PP)
Faculty Enhancement Examine faculty responsibilities and workload LR           PP  
  Maintain and advance commitment to academic excellence LR     PP     PP  
  Increased support and assistance for scholarship LR             Provost's Office (LR)
  Enhance faculty development LR           PP Provost's Office (LR)
Affordable and Accessible Seaver Experience Expanded scholarships and financial assistance LR             Advancement (PP); Enrollment Management (PP)
  Develop new revenue sources LR              
  Sunset programs where appropriate LR              
  Programs to limit family and student indebtedness LR             Advancement (PP); Enrollment Management (PP)
  International program scholarships PP LR