The strategic positioning process will span the 2021-22 academic year, with a planned launch for the new plan in the fall of 2022. Ideation October - December 2021 Strategic positioning process begins. Strategic priority committees start ideation of opportunities with input from the Bentley community. Refinement January – March 2022 Strategic priority committee findings and recommendations synthesized and refined by the steering committee.Strategic plan drafted and iterated. Confirmation April – June 2022 Draft strategic plan socialized with the community, with feedback to be incorporated. New strategic plan finalized and approved by the board of trustees. Launch Summer / Fall 2022 Implementation planning to begin. Strategic plan formally launched with the community in the fall. Working groups and other stakeholders begin to implement the strategic priorities.