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Strategy 1.1: Advancing Liberal Arts and Sciences


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Promote the centrality of the liberal arts and sciences in advancing the University’s mission as a Catholic and Marianist institution, in facilitating learning and scholarship that is grounded in, yet transcends, traditional disciplinary boundaries, and in preparing all students for personal and professional accomplishment by linking learning and action, leadership and service.


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Key Initiative 2

Expand graduate programs that build upon existing faculty talent and expertise and that advance strategic priorities for the College and University.

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IMPLEMENTATION (1)

Complete proposal for degree program for doctorate in Computer Science.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Spring 2018

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IMPLEMENTATION (2)

Support launch of new graduate certificate in Sustainability.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Spring 2018

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IMPLEMENTATION (3)

Analyze graduate program funding and enrollment trends in preparation for Strategic Vision.

Point Person: Maura Donahue
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Feb. 1, 2018


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Key Initiative 3

Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan that promotes the value of liberal arts and science degrees for career preparedness and success, leadership and service, and that also champions liberal education for all undergraduates through the Common Academic Program.

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IMPLEMENTATION (1)

Develop and launch College strategic communication plan.

Point Person: Dave Larsen
Status: Completed
Completion Date: June 30, 2017

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IMPLEMENTATION (2)

Develop and execute communication strategy to promote liberal arts and sciences.

Point Person: Jason Pierce
Status: In progress
Completion Date: 


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Key Initiative 5

Guide and support the development of interdisciplinary courses and ethnic/area studies programs or majors.

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IMPLEMENTATION (1)

Establish Sustainability Studies Program as new program in the College of Arts and Sciences and hire program director.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: Completed
Completion Date: February 1, 2017

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IMPLEMENTATION (2)

Develop and launch new major in Sustainability Studies.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Fall 2020

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IMPLEMENTATION (3)

Ethnic Studies working group completes its charge.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Spring 2018


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Key Initiative 6

Develop strategies for expanding interdisciplinary learning platforms, such as the Core Program, for the delivery of first- and second-year CAP courses.

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IMPLEMENTATION

Conduct exploratory conversations within the College about expanding Core.

Point Person: Danielle Poe
Status: In progress
Completion Date: Spring 2018


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Next Up:

Strategy 1.2

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0800

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