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Strategic Plan

Strategic Directions 2019-2021


Organizational Excellence

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● Promote and support a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization

● Foster, acknowledge and reward innovation

● Support continuing and professional education

● Promote meaningful assessment for decision-making



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Build Diverse and Impactful Partnerships

Engage our community with open inquiry, mutual respect, and inclusiveness

Work with campus partners to advance teaching, learning, and research

Cultivate external relationships to support strategic priorities

Develop collaborative initiatives that advance diversity, inclusion, and freedom of expression



Enable Student Success

Provide a student-centered research and learning experience

Promote active learning, critical thinking, and digital literacy skills

Create flexible and engaging spaces that inspire student learning

Support emerging pedagogies in the global digital environment


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Advance Research and Scholarship

Actively support all aspects of the research process

Invest in and support distinctive collections

Support new modes of scholarly inquiry and communication

Foster engagement around scholarly impact

Explore collection strategies that support open scholarship