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Wokini Initiative Five-Year Plan

Overview of Goals

The Wokini Five-year Plan FY2018-2022 consists of three goals. Each is designed to provide a holistic approach to advancing American Indian student success as well as building effective partnerships with tribal communities of South Dakota:

  • Transform SDSU to create a welcoming environment for American Indians by increasing SDSU’s staff/faculty capacity, knowledge and understanding of Oceti Sakowin history and culture through training, professional development and other learning and networking opportunities;
  • Improve American Indian student enrollment and success by providing effective support in all aspects of the university experience to increase the number of American Indian graduates; and
  • Strengthen university partnerships with tribal communities in South Dakota through trusting relationships, outreach, strategic networks and ongoing effective communication.

Goals and Projects

Goal 1

Goal 2

Goal 3