The strategic planning coordinating team promotes a culture of continuous improvement and enhances evidence-based decision making by offering services in strategic planning. The team provides leadership, support, and coordination for planning and goal setting activities as well as facilitates the planning process for the UT Systemwide Strategic Plan. We are available to consult on and provide levels of support at the system, division, campus, department, and unit levels.

The strategic planning coordinating team offers assistance in the following stages of the strategic planning process:

  • Process framework creation.
  • Benchmarking, environmental scanning, and resource gathering.
  • Mission and vision development.
  • Design and facilitation of activities to engage key stakeholders in the strategic plan process.
  • Survey creation, execution, and analysis.
  • Gap, SWOT, and SOAR analysis
  • Development of strategic, action, and implementation plans
  • Development of assessment plans, including key metrics and strategically aligned measures.
  • Risk assessment (identification of threats and opportunities) related to strategy selection and achievement of goals and objectives.


Resources are also available to assist in the development and implementation of strategic plans.


Strategic Planning Coordinating Team

Cheryl Folger

Cheryl Fogler

Planning Coordinator

Ashley Ludewig

Assessment Coordinator

Judy Burns

Enterprise Risk Officer

Lyndsey Carter

Administrative Coordinator



For questions and information about these services, please contact Cheryl Fogler.