Provide a supportive and student-centered educational experience for high-achieving, diverse, and motivated students that promotes their success.
Provide rigorous, innovative, and high-impact undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students to excel in a globally competitive, culturally diverse, and changing environment.
Foster an engaged community and enhance the University's outreach and partnerships both internally and externally.
Enhance institutional effectiveness by strengthening the organizational operation and enhancing resource development.
Recruit, enroll and retain high-achieving, diverse, and motivated students
Strengthen the University's commitment to continuous improvement of educational effectiveness as reflected in student learning outcomes
Increase opportunities for students to engage in high-quality, high-impact educational experiences
Identify steps that can be taken to shorten time to degree
Provide integrated and holistic services that support students' individual needs
Enhance and support rigorous and innovative undergraduate and graduate programs
Promote sustainable, mission-consistent growth in the research enterprise
Recruit and retain high-quality, diverse faculty and staff
Strengthen the University's commitment to civic engagement
Develop a university-wide plan that enhances globalization of the campus and the curriculum
Enhance cross-divisional and cross-departmental collaboration
Increase pride, engagement, and sense of community among University stakeholders
Develop partnerships with business, educational, and government entities that provide learning, financial, and mutually-beneficial opportunities
Advance the University's reputation through initiatives that promote the mission of the institution
Review processes and practices to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the University's operations
Build a modern IT infrastructure that supports the achievement of the University's mission and goals
Build a culture of philanthropy throughout the University community
Continue to promote university planning efforts and ensure all plans are integrated with Educating Illinois
Promote a safe and environmentally sustainable campus