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The goal of Guiding Principle 5 is to “Achieve the Highest Level of Efficient Use of University Resources.” What does ‘efficiency’ mean?

One Penn State 2025’s GP5 challenges the university to make an honest examination of our processes and systems so faculty and staff can focus more closely on enabling every student’s success. Efficiency means leveraging our existing resources in innovative ways and implementing new tools — such as the one-stop information in the Penn State Go app or the advising optimization of the Starfish system — to remove barriers and develop solutions to build upon the educational mission of the University.