Strategic Objectives
ATEC Goals and Aspirations
Develop and deliver innovative 21st century educational experiences
Recruit and hire world-class faculty who work at the intersections of art, technology, and emerging communication
Showcase the
uniqueness of
ATEC
Increase public investment in our success
Attract students
with the potential to
change the world
Recruit students with diverse backgrounds, identities, and learning goals
Educate intellectually agile students
Evolve degree programs to be responsive to emergent topics and opportunities
Design innovative pedagogies in creativity and technology
Maintain leading-edge creative learning environments
Expand co-curricular learning opportunities across domains
Implement cutting-education model of STEAM graduate education
Implement a holistic learning assessment program
Develop and deliver innovative 21st
century educational experiences
Recruit faculty with diverse backgrounds
Expand research in the four pillars of ATEC
Develop funding resources to support research
Develop funding resources to support creative practice
Amplify ATEC’s commitment to art-based research
Scale the impact of research and creative practice
Develop projects that demonstrate the impact of convergence research
Communicate research locally, nationally, internationally
Recruit and hire world-class faculty who work at the
intersections of art, technology, and emerging communication
Cultivate internships and apprenticeship programs
Articulate relevance of research and teaching to foundations and funders
Cultivate and deploy alumni to spread the word
Establish a Development Council
Establish an Industry Advisory Council
Langford’s Pocket Guide to Creatures, Critters, and Cryptids: La Lechuza
by Katie Risor — Spring 2018 Best Capstone Award Winner
ATEC Senior Sarah Wall works on “Slice of PI” animation (2019)
ATEC Professor Xtine Burrough and A&H Associate Professor
Sabrina Starnaman collaborate on “The Laboring Self” (2017)
“Visual Music” Celestial Celebration: Music, Art, and Technology,
a collaboration with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra,
Chuck Eisemann Center, and UT Dallas. (2019)
“Comets Light Up the Dallas Skyline” ATEC 3D Studio project (2019)
STRATEGIC PLAN | FALL 2020 — STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
Build-out student pipelines across all degree programs
Increase scholarships to promote diversity of student body
Implement marketing and recruitment focused on master’s students
Establish funding to attract strong MFA students
Establish funding to attract strong doctoral students
Expand facilities to support graduate creative work
Cultivate partnerships with local communities, businesses, and cultural organizations for internships, co-ops, career opportunities




















Expand public programming of exhibits, installations, and performances
Host public events featuring world-class artists, scientists, technologists, and scholars
Establish ATEC as hub for regional art and technology programming
Establish ATEC as a creative resource for community and industry partners
Transform art
Attract students with the potential to change the world
Showcase the uniqueness of ATEC
Increase public investment in our success








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