Strategic Plan

College of Health Professions and Sciences

Forging a Bold Future

The units in our new college have a vast history of success that help lay the foundation of future success for the College of Health Professions and SciencesThis inaugural strategic plan provides a framework to leverage the innovative and collaborative spirit of our college to pioneer health education, research, clinical practice, and service It is the outcome of a year’s worth of brainstorming, debating, and surveying on how best to communicate our common values and aspirationsThis plan articulates the College’s priorities and provides a blueprint for forward momentum and continual improvement over the next several years to enhance our students’ experiences and meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. 

Christopher D. Ingersoll

Sincerely,

Christopher D. Ingersoll

Founding Dean,
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
 

Vision

CHPS will be a dynamic and innovative national leader in health education, research, clinical practice, and service. 

Mission

CHPS will improve health through integrative and inclusive education, research, clinical practice, and service. 

Values

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are demonstrated in our commitment to mutual respect and acceptance of the similarities and differences each of us brings to the work environment and the sense of belonging, dignity, and common good we foster among coworkers, stakeholders, and the communities we serve. 

Excellence

Excellence underlies all our pursuits where we strive to create, develop, and deliver rigorous, distinctive, and highly-valued programs and services. 

Innovation

Innovation is our never-ending goal to improve teaching, foster discovery, and apply research to yield new ways of thinking and doing. 

Integrity

Integrity is the common thread in everything we do. It means that our words and actions are congruent and that we are committed to being honest, fair, trustworthy, ethical, and transparent. 

Partnership

Partnership is how we bring our talents and strengths to others that allows us to reach common goals and improve lives. 

Professionalism

Professionalism describes how we conduct ourselves with a high level of skill and competence, respect for others, adherence to ethical practices and decision-making, and dedication to serving our stakeholders to the best of our ability. 

Success

Success is reflected in the attainment of academic and professional goals among our students, graduates, faculty, and staff; recognition for our high-quality, innovative curricula; and impactful research and clinical services. 

Well-being

Well-being is the commitment to creating and supporting an environment that foster job satisfaction, healthy behaviors, and work-life balance that help us perform our roles and responsibilities to our highest potential. 

TOP 5 GOALS

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Conduct high-impact research addressing health and wellness issues facing individuals and communities.

Elevate teaching and learning within health professions and sciences.

Deliver pioneering clinical education and practice to improve individual and community health and wellness.

Advance a diverse and inclusive community of excellence that embraces faculty, staff, and student success and well-being.

Enhance relationships with alumni, donors, businesses, industry, and communities.

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