Student Affairs Learning and Strategic Initiatives

The Student Affairs Office of Learning and Strategic Initiatives' mission is to improve organizational effectiveness in Student Affairs by coordinating planning, assessment, and research activities and providing staff development opportunities that facilitate learning and build community.


LSI is responsible for the following within Student Affairs:

  • Oversee strategic planning
  • Coordinate implementation of the learning framework
  • Support departments in developing learning plans and outcomes, including for the University Experiential Learning initiative
  • Coordinate inventory of division programming and staff credentialing
  • Lead data collection for the division
  • Oversee integration of division and institutional data and use by departments
  • Serve as lead divisional data steward, representing Student Affairs in institutional efforts
  • Generate targeted assessments and studies on selected divisional priorities
  • Support department-level assessment and research projects
  • Provide staff development opportunities for division staff related to division priorities
  • Coordinate division-level events aimed at building community
  • Coordinate efforts to assess and improve work experiences for staff across the division
  • Coordinate divisional awards submissions and other recognition opportunities for the division and staff
  • Support division communications and outreach
  • Support compliance-related efforts for SACSCOC accreditation


Contact LSI


408 Memorial Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602