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OAP 2023-28 Strategic Plan

In the University of Washington Office of Academic Personnel, we are dedicated to fostering excellence and cultivating limitless potential. Through our commitment to championing the unique passions and common goals of UW faculty and all academic personnel, we support a community of leaders who dare to be boundless.

The 2023-2028 Strategic Plan serves as the guiding blueprint for the University of Washington Office of Academic Personnel, playing a pivotal role in defining OAP’s trajectory over the next five years. This comprehensive roadmap not only outlines key objectives but also identifies strategic initiatives designed to enable professional excellence for UW faculty and all academic personnel. By providing a cohesive and forward-thinking blueprint, this strategic plan is instrumental in optimizing resources, enhancing collaboration, and amplifying the ability of the Office of Academic Personnel to serve the University of Washington and its diverse, world-class academics and faculty from recruitment onward.

In response to the evolving needs of our dynamic academic community, the 2023-2028 Strategic Plan places a renewed emphasis on three priorities (1) the development of people, (2) forging and strengthening authentic and meaningful partnerships, and (3) the pursuit of greater clarity.

The Office of Academic Personnel is poised to be a catalyst for individual and collective growth, recognizing that the boundless potential of our academic personnel is not only an asset to the University but a driving force for positive change in the broader academic landscape. Through innovative programs, transparent communication, and collaborative initiatives, we aspire to create an environment that empowers every member of our academic community to thrive, contribute meaningfully, and leave an indelible mark on the world.

As we navigate the next five years, the Office of Academic Personnel envisions a future where our commitment to faculty development, partnership, and clarity becomes the cornerstone of faculty and academic personnel success at the University of Washington. By aligning our strategies with the aspirations of our academic personnel, we are confident that together, we will shape a future where the pursuit of knowledge knows no bounds, and the University of Washington stands as a beacon of excellence in academia.

Read the full 2023 – 28 OAP Strategic Plan.