In August, Bradley’s Board of Trustees approved a new strategic plan to meet the hypercompetitive landscape of higher education, with a focus on current and prospective students.
Some of the new initiatives include:
- Hire a vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion to improve the campus climate
- Establish a Center for Interdisciplinary Studies to develop programs and activities
- Identify and develop flexible academic programs on campus and online
- Develop a formalized mentoring program for students
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“The vision statement isn’t a brand or tagline, it’s a statement that reflects who we are and outlines how we want to impact our students, our community and our world,” said Vice President for Strategy and Innovation Chris Jones. “Bradley is focused on moving forward and being responsive to the changes in higher education and the changes in student needs and interests.”
Coupled with the vision statement are five strategic imperatives that outline the university’s priorities:
“This strategic plan is about doing the necessary things to launch Bradley in the right direction,” added Jones. “It will build a solid foundation to position the university for truly boundary-breaking success.”