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Strategic Plan


SIUE Long-Term Goals

Achieving the SIUE Vision: Long-Term Goals

An organization carries out its mission and achieves its vision by setting and working toward achieving long-term goals.  The following long-term goals were adopted by SIUE in May 2013.

The primary focus of SIUE’s long-term goals is student learning.  Achieving the following goals will help students become lifelong learners and effective leaders in their professions and communities:

  • Prepared and Committed Students – Recruit and engage a diverse student body ready to accept the rigorous challenges of higher education, to persist in academic study, and to become lifelong learners.

  • Innovative High Quality Programs – Develop and enhance curricular and co-curricular programs to fully support learning and degree completion.

  • Dedicated Faculty and Staff—Recruit, support, and retain a highly committed and diverse faculty and staff who continually strive for excellence by promoting student learning, producing significant scholarship, and serving multiple constituencies.

  • Supportive Campus Community—Foster an inclusive university community characterized by integrity, civility, shared governance and openness to and respect for different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.

  • Outreach and Partnerships – Develop and strengthen collaborative relationships to effect positive changes in the university, region, nation and world.

  • Physical and Financial SustainabilityDevelop, maintain and protect the University’s assets by practicing and promoting economic, environmental, and social sustainability campus-wide.

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