Process and Timeline


Fall 2019
Provide information to and solicit feedback; host events to engage stakeholders; capture ideas and encourage cross-college conversations.
Spring 2020
Encourage teams to form around thematic areas; provide a clear and transparentprocess for proposal submission and selection. Faculty-led teams submit proposalsdescribing their Big Ideas. Proposals due on March 6, 2020. Teams will be selected andnotified by April 15, 2020.
Summer 2020
Successful teams will receive support to develop a poster for a community showcase andtime with Instructional Technology Services to create a 3-5 minute promotional video.
Fall 2020
Teams create a 3-minute video explaining their Big Idea. A virtual video showcase will be held in the spring.
Spring 2021
Short Films for Big Ideas. A virtual video showcase will be held in the spring for an audience that includes SDSU faculty, staff, students as well as the greater community – San Diego and beyond.
Summer 2021
Teams submit proposals for final selection. 3-5 teams will be chosen based on the posted criteria including alignment with the University-wide Strategic Plan. The remaining teams will continue to be cultivated to pursue support for their work.
Fall 2021
Big Ideas Finalists announced.
Big Ideas review/approval timeline