Progress Report through 2016
Washington State University will be one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, preeminent in research, discovery, teaching, and engagement
Theme 1: Exceptional Research, Innovation & Creativity
GOAL 1: Increase productivity in research, innovation, and creativity to address the grand challenges and opportunities of the future.
GOAL 2: Further develop WSU’s unique strengths and opportunities for research, innovation, and creativity based on its locations and land-grant mandate to be responsive to the needs of Washington state.
GOAL 3: Advance WSU’s reach both nationally and internationally in existing and emerging areas of achievement.
Theme 2: Transformative Student Experience
GOAL 1: Provide an excellent teaching and learning opportunity to a larger and more diverse student population.
GOAL 2: Provide a university experience centered on student engagement, development, and success, which prepares graduates to lead and excel in a diverse United States and global society.
GOAL 3: Improve curricular and student support infrastructure to enhance access, educational quality, and student success in a growing institution.
Theme 3: Outreach & Engagement
GOAL 1: Increase access to and breadth of WSU’s research, scholarship, creative, academic, and extension programs throughout Washington and the world.
GOAL 2: Expand and enhance WSU’s engagement with institutions, communities, governments, and the private sector.
GOAL 3: Increase WSU faculty, staff, and students’ contributions to economic vitality, educational outcomes, and quality of life at the local, state, and international levels.
Theme 4: Institutional Effectiveness: Diversity, Integrity, and Openness
GOAL 1: Create and sustain a university community that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable.
GOAL 2: Cultivate a system-wide culture of organizational integrity, effectiveness, and openness that facilitates pursuit of the institution’s academic aspirations.
GOAL 3: Steward and diversify resources invested by students, the public, and private stakeholders in a responsible way to ensure economic viability of the institution.