Strategic Plan


Building Project and Advancement

  1. Successfully raise $1.5M in cash gifts for the building by May 2024
    • Identify and engage 20 major gift engagements and commitments
  2. Approve a Building Project MOU between Newman and UR
  3. Build a shared resources advancement model with RIT Newman activities
  4. UR Annual Fundraising
    • Successfully raise $242K in fiscal year 2023-2024
    • Meet Day of Giving Goal of $35,000
    • Communication focus on student impact
    • Strong database and effective maintenance/integrity
    • Increase membership in the George Eastman Circle by 15
  5. Develop a Strategic Plan within the University Strategic Plan
      1. Build Endowment Campaign


Newman Staff

  1. Onboard Staff and increase alignment to responsibilities
    • Provide consistent verbal and written feedback
  2. Build a Strong Team that supports Newman mission
    • Maintain high level of energy and student engagement, participation and
  3. Actively coordinate shared services model between UR-RIT Ministry
    • Retreat, Social and Leadership programing
  4. Effectively manage student volunteers and workers
    • Set goals, strategies to develop success and clear measurements
  5. Create specialized and defined responsibilities (Advancement, Student Programing, Finance, Liturgy, Pastoral Care
    • Evaluate Each Semester


Faith and Evangelization

Expand opportunities for evangelization

  1. Celebrate the Year of the Eucharist
    • Provide focused opportunities for faith formation centered on the Eucharist
  2. Successfully Grow Kairos Retreat
    • 12 team members;40+ participants
  3. Re-Establish the Eastman School of Music leadership team
    • Engagement with 4-6 leaders and 8 programs
  4. Provide outreach to graduate students (medical center/others)
    • Twice a semester
  5. Increase student leadership across all ministry
    • 75 student leaders
  6. Organize and host the “Women in the Church” Lecture
  7. Implement YESPA Meet tutoring/mentorship goals outlined in grant
  8. Reimagine Alternative Spring Break Program with 6-10 participants
  9. Successfully expand Student Offering Support Program with 6-10 Students