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On overview of activities and resources for short and long-term planning at Queen's University.

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Strategic Framework The framework, developed in close consultation with, and approved by, our Board of Trustees, is aligned with our institutional planning tools, including the Academic Plan and the Strategic Research Plan (both approved by Senate), the Proposed Mandate Statement, and the activity-based budget model.
Queen's University Planning Committee The Queen’s University Planning Committee (QUPC) is a joint committee of the University Senate and the Board of Trustees. Its major responsibilities are to ensure that:
  • planning is aligned with the management of resources
  • decisions are made with full knowledge of the fiscal and infrastructure implications
  • the Board of Trustees has a full understanding of the University’s academic endeavours

Campus Master Plan

Queen’s University is updating its 2002 Campus Plan. This is a significant undertaking and a strategic milestone in the University’s evolution. Our new Campus Master Plan (CMP) will establish a vision and framework to guide how the University will physically change over the next 10 to 15 years to accommodate Queen's evolving programs and activities.
Fundraising The Initiative Campaign will help us achieve our potential and define the Queen’s of the future. Our goal is to provide an environment where opportunity meets excellence. The Initiative Campaign began May 1, 2006 and will conclude in 2016.
Academic and Enrolment Planning Queen's most recent academic planning process began in January 2010 and culminated in a final document that was approved by the Senate on November 22, 2011.
Research Planning The Queen’s Strategic Research Plan 2012-2017 was unanimously approved at the Queen’s Senate meeting, May 22. About the Strategic Research Plan process...

Campus Planning and Development /
Space Planning

Campus Planning and Development, which includes space planning resources, offers planning and design services to all sectors of the University in support of creating and maintaining a quality learning and work environment and in consideration of long-term planning issues. Services range from initial space-needs analysis to facilities design and project coordination, and include financial feasibility analysis, project management and landscape architecture.


Institutional Research and Planning

The Institutional Research and Planning office is involved in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of information about Queen's – its students, faculty, staff, programs, management, and operations – to inform institutional planning and decision-making.

Budget Planning

A new budget model, established in 2012, is designed to ensure resources and funding allocations are aligned with academic goals, encourage and provide incentives for planning and innovation, and provide transparency to decision-making.


Library and Archives Planning

Launched in May 2012, the Library and Archives Master Plan (LAMP) project is integrated with on the Campus Master Plan. When completed, LAMP will provide high-level options and recommendations for the development of the Library’s and Archives’ facilities.

Sustainability Planning

Queen's has a large and unique pool of talented researchers, students and staff that are engaged in a diverse set of sustainability-related activities. The Sustainability Office enables the convergence of all of these groups to create a new synergy, and allow Queen's to deepen its leadership role in responsible social, economic and environmental practices.

Accessibility/Equity Planning

The Equity Office works with officers of the University, the Senate Education Equity Committee and the Council on Employment Equity to ensure that equity is achieved throughout the University.

In the Fall of 2011, The Diversity and Equity Task Force completed a plan of action for implementing recommendations and to develop a comprehensive and coordinated strategy for enhancing diversity and achieving educational equity goals.