2013-18 Strategic Plan: Year Four Progress Highlights

PRIORITY 1: ENHANCE STUDENT SUCCESS
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365:1
Student-to-advisor ratio
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27.3
average ACT for fall 2017 freshmen students
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AWARDED
523
doctoral degrees
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ENROLLED
1,030
international undergraduate students in 2016-17
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Increase 4-year graduation rate
50.36%
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Increase 6-year graduation rate
76.6%
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Increase first-year retention rate to
91.5%
PRIORITY 2: ENHANCE FACULTY SUCCESS
45%
of full-time tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure track faculty participated in the 2017 COACHE survey
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ANNOUNCED
plans to develop an
on-campus childcare facility
The Biggio Center prepared more than
300
faculty and graduate teaching assistants to teach in Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library
PRIORITY 3: ENHANCE RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE WORK
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452
total contracts and grants awarded from federal and state of Alabama agencies
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4,782
Total journal publications, over past 4 years
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178
Total Academic Awards Won by Current Faculty
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39,489
Total citations earned over past 5 years
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719
faculty engaged in proposal activities annually
PRIORITY 4: ENHANCE OUTREACH AND EXTENSION
42%
increase in Extension Workforce Development program participants statewide
AUBURN RANKED
6TH
nationally by the Wall Street Journal for student engagement in fall 2016
2,519
Participants in outreach workforce and skills training.
PRIORITY 5: ALIGN RESOURCES WITH STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
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New university tuition calculator launched in August 2016 to more accurately estimate the cost of tuition and fees for an upcoming or current semester
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Comprehensive campaign surpassed
$1B GOAL
in new gifts and commitments during fall 2016.
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22%
Increase from 2016 Tiger Giving Day and raised a total of
$502,357
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17.6%
Reduction in Energy Use Intensity
Last updated: 1/9/2018