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01: Academic Quality and Reputation

We will enhance our academic quality and reputation.

  1. The university will create and implement a plan for new academic offerings. 1
  2. The university will increase student retention, persistence and completion
    across all academic programs, modalities and co-curricular experiences.
  3. The university will improve academic quality and rigor.
  4. The university will focus on enhancing its academic reputation with consistent
    attention to accreditation.
  5. The university will increase its standards for admissions across all programs and modalities.
  6. The university will raise full-time faculty engagement and expectations. 2

1 Based upon the New Horizons Committee’s recommendations and market research in areas such as Biology, Health Sciences, Project Management, Civil and Architectural Engineering, etc.

2 In the areas of course load, compensation, professional development and tenure standards