- identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
- define core competencies and strategic thrusts
- prioritize investments of department resources
- strengthen faculty consensus regarding the department’s future directions
To remain viable and relevant, strategic plans periodically must be renewed. In early 2019, the department began development of a new strategic plan that will take into account current and anticipated future directions in aerospace engineering and education. It is expected that the new report will be completed and released in the spring of 2020.