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Collective Impact

Employing a collaborative approach to manifest our shared goals and leverage common datasets, tools and assessments across our many unique programs.

Working collectively and coherently to become a more inclusive student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented university, we will use Collective Impact to: 

  • Scale up the size, connectivity, and impact of our research collaborations
  • Be as proudly innovative in education as we are in scholarship
  • Empower every Triton to succeed – undergraduates, graduate students, staff and faculty

As our university has rapidly expanded, various schools and offices have created unique programs that address the needs of individuals in particular disciplines, career paths, or personal circumstances. Yet, these valuable programs cover only a fraction of the Triton community. To erase the equity gaps that divide us, we must find ways to reach everyone. 

Academic Affairs invites you to join “Erasing Equity Gaps via Collective Impact” – an initiative to leverage and enhance the mentoring, training, and support systems at UC San Diego that have the potential to jointly improve the experience, climate, and performance for all of our undergraduates, graduate students, staff, and academics. Read more from the Executive Vice Chancellor in her invitation letter shared in 2021.   

Next Steps

We launched the Collective Impact website. Please visit the site to find more information about the latest Collective Impact updates, as well as recordings of events focused on Collective Impact, including the Future of Academic Affairs Forum, held on Jan. 26, 2023, and Jan. 27, 2022, and the Collective Impact update event on May 26, 2022.