Status

Planning
Underway
Final Stages
Complete
GOAL 4
Outstanding, Diverse Talent

Recruit, retain and develop outstanding, diverse talent.

Strategy
Status

Strategy 4.1--Be the destination for outstanding faculty, staff and students.

Co-Champions: Leanne Kroll and Kristen Lare.

a.

Promote MSU CVM’s key differentiating factors that make the college a destination and great place to work.

b.

Ensure on-going CVM faculty recruitment adheres to a strategic and standardized process.

c.

Develop a diverse talent pool of outstanding faculty and student candidates.

d.

Develop a diverse talent pool of outstanding faculty and student candidates.

e.

Offer flexible workspaces and schedules, particularly important during the pandemic.

Strategy 4.2--Expand diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the College of Veterinary. Medicine

Co-Champions: Eric Langdon and Kevin Leonard.

a.

Actively recruit, retain and develop diverse faculty, staff and students.

b.

Advance CVM’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

c.

Create a culture of inclusion that supports diverse student’s learning and social experiences.

d.

Enhance development efforts to increase the number and size of scholarship funds designated as recruitment incentives to enhance DEI goals.

e.

Provide access to multicultural experiences that enhance DEI through programs such as: VOICE activities, LGBTQ events, Women in Leadership programs, enrichment summer program and DEI educational programs etc.

Strategy 4.3--Strengthen mentoring and career development opportunities for all.

Co-Champions: Paul Edwards and Susan Ewart.

a.

Develop formal mentorship programs for all in the College.

b.

Explore opportunities to establish innovative faculty tracks.

c.

Establish a formal process for staff succession planning and career promotional opportunities.

d.

Ensure students have access to faculty and alumni for mentoring and career development.

e.

Provide invigorating opportunities for faculty and staff to interact with internal and external colleagues.

f.

Advance continuing education opportunities for all.