The outstanding work of Dr. Sherri Sanders, associate vice president for strategic initiatives, and the DDCE Strategic Planning Team was recognized by the university’s Office of Institutional Accreditation and Program Assessment (IAPA) in its spring 2012 newsletter. The article touts DDCE’s process and gives Sanders’ top tips for successful strategic planning. “When we started on this journey, we only had a mission statement,” said Sanders. “We now have a vision and seven value statements reflecting the heart and soul of our work. We also have four cutting-edge strategic goals and a manageable process for achieving them.” Download the full article in the Spring 2012 IAPA newsletter.