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Georgia Southern University Announces Strategic Plan for Athletics

3-4 Georgia Southern announces strategic plan for athleticsWith the ever-changing world of NCAA Division I Athletics, Georgia Southern University’s Athletics Department engaged in a strategic planning process to outline its future. Faculty, athletic department staff, coaches, student-athletes and key community members provided input and feedback during the creation of the new strategic plan.

The primary objectives of the new plan include:

1. To identify the core values of the department.

2. To create both vision and mission statements that will serve as an operating philosophy for the Athletic Department.

3. To create five specific goals with standards of how to achieve these objectives.

“My goal for the group was to create a working document to be used by our department each day as we work to achieve national distinction in academics and athletics,” said Georgia Southern Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein. “Georgia Southern’s mission is to exceed expectations on our continuous journey to graduate student-athletes, win championships, develop future leaders, honor our history, embrace our traditions and grow all that is True Blue.”

Click here to read the plan.

The Athletic Department’s objectives focus on offering academic and athletic distinction, serving as a source of pride that unites all of True Blue and maintaining a fiscally responsible department.

Georgia Southern Athletics provides up-to-date information on all its sports through its official website,, through social media channels and, and its new “Eagles GATA” mobile app for Android and iOS.


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