Campus Priorities


Academic Excellence

  • Cultivate programs of academic excellence that are recognized for integrity of curriculum, outstanding student learning outcomes and contributions to the discipline.
  • Recognize students, faculty, and programs for achievement and contribution to their disciplines and community.
  • Create a comprehensive model to describe and articulate programmatic excellence and efficiency.
  • Expand interdisciplinary work and scholarly collaboration among departments, faculty, students, and alumni.

Transformational Education

  • Ensure every student will have engaging and transformational educational experiences.
  • Students participate in experiential learning in and beyond the classroom.
  • Develop students’ global competence through internationalization initiatives.
  • Increase student engagement with faculty, campus life and community.


  • Become a national leader in the promotion of the physical, emotional, cultural and social well-being of all community members.
  • Implement a comprehensive plan for increasing participation in the life of the campus.
  • Appreciate and advocate for diversity, equity and social justice.
  • Provide outstanding opportunities and support for healthy living.

Maximize Resources

  • Maximize resources so that structures, decision-making and processes all work toward institutional vision, responsiveness and sustainability.
  • Enhance the effectiveness of administrative and governance structures and processes and align assessments with planning.
  • Significantly increase the endowment and revenue.
  • More fully integrate alumni into the life of the College.
  • Align facilities, curriculum and campus with commitment to environmental sustainability.