New Strategic Plan Development (DRAFT)

Working to develop a new strategic plan that is transformative, collaborative, and transparent based on a common vision of excellence.

Missouri Compact for Excellence

Striving for excellence in academic quality and diversity, learning experiences, flexible paths to learning and degree completion, professional development, retention and graduation rates, career outcomes, affordability, debt at graduation and loan default rates.

Striving for excellence in intellectual merit and broader impact, extramural research, high-quality publications and citations, faculty awards and recognition, curated exhibits and juried performances.

Strive for excellence by building a climate that values the diverse background, experiences and perspectives of each individual; effective programs for educational, health, cultural, economic and social outreach with local, state and global communities; and innovative partnerships with industry for economic and workforce development.

Comprehensively integrate inclusion efforts into the areas of access and success, campus climate and intergroup relations, education and scholarship, institutional infrastructure, community engagement.

Strive for excellence in long-term planning processes for operating and capital needs, measures of accountability visible to all stakeholders, processes, practices, and policies that encourage collaborations and progress across the four institutions of the UM System, and a change in organizational structures to achieve the objectives of the research, teaching and engagement mission.