SUCCESS MEASURE: Enrollment management

On February 2, 2016, in GAP, by National Office

1.  Student-athlete enrollment 2.  Student-athlete retention 3. Continuing eligibility of enrolled student-athletes

SUCCESS MEASURE: Student success

On February 2, 2016, in GAP, by National Office

1.  Academics 2.  Opportunities to compete 3.  Quality of competition 4.  Support services 5.  Health/safety

SUCCESS MEASURE: Financial strength

On March 13, 2015, in GAP, by National Office

1.  Costs of recruitment 2.  Operating expenses of intercollegiate athletics 3.   Impact of intercollegiate athletics on the institution’s bottom line      

STRATEGY 1: Personal engagement with NAIA student-athletes of today and tomorrow

On March 13, 2015, in GAP, by National Office

Increase awareness of opportunities available at NAIA campuses. Embrace student-athletes as thought leaders to drive understanding of their interests, concerns and participation trends. Incorporate student-athletes’ perspectives into NAIA governance, regulatory policies and programming. Deliver on the promise of academic/athletics balance and high-quality competitive experiences. Develop student-athletes’ leadership capabilities and character.      

STRATEGY 2: Leadership from campus and conference athletic administrators

On March 13, 2015, in GAP, by National Office

Position leading campus directors of athletics and conference commissioners as experts in the affairs of intercollegiate athletics. Build on current professional development programming and mentoring networks of the NAIA Athletic Directors Association and Conference Commissioners Association. Support campus and conference athletics administrators with data models, analytics and resources/best practices on which to base sound decisions [...]

STRATEGY 3: Enduring connections to the broad majority of NAIA chief executives

On March 13, 2015, in GAP, by National Office

Engage chief executives in professional settings they know and value. Present information focused on the strategic importance of athletics in enrollment management and overall institutional financial strength. Offer opportunities for collaboration in student-athlete recruitment, retention and strategic growth of intercollegiate athletics. Provide individual access to information, best practices and real-world experts to help growing athletics [...]