TABLE OF CONTENTSExecutive Summary
I. Vision Statement
A. Targeted status
B. Expansion of mission
II. Plan to Increase Research Funding and Productivity
p. 10Figure 1: Research & Sponsored Program Statistics p. 10Table 1: THECB Survey of Research Expenditures 2009 p. 11B.
Targeted Research Priorities
p. 14Table 2: Research Institutes and Centers p. 14C.
Allocation of Resources
III. Plan to Improve Undergraduate Education
Strengthening the quality of undergraduate education
Increasing baccalaureate degrees awarded in the fieldsidentified in Closing the Gaps by 2015
IV. Plan for Doctoral Programs
Existing Doctoral Programs
Comparisons with National Peers
p. 27Table 3: National Aspirants p. 27New Doctoral Programs p. 28A.
Areas of Emphasis
p. 28Table 4: Planned New Ph.D. Programs p. 28C.
V. Plan for Faculty and Student Development
Collaborations and Partnerships