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Goal 1: Student Success

Provide superior learning experiences for students built on strong academic programs, a global and technological environment, a dynamic campus, and the rich opportunities in the University’s metropolitan setting.

  • Recruit academically-qualified students who reflect the geographic, cultural, disciplinary and quality goals of a superior metropolitan research university
  • Provide students with the resources, services, technologies, and facilities that promote persistence to degree completion and career development among undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students
  • Provide all students with experiences that foster engagement and academic success inside and outside the university classroom
  • Enhance the quality of program offerings, particularly in the areas of focus, in areas of strength, and in emerging areas of interest
  • Recruit and retain high-quality faculty and staff who provide outstanding service to all students

Strategic Measurement
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
Honors as % of undergraduate enrollment 6% 6.4% 6.8% 7.1% 7.5%
Faculty retention % 94.12% 94.34% 94.56% 94.78% 95%
Professorships and Chairs of Excellence 28 52 55 60 80
First-time freshman graduation rate 34% 36% 38% 40% 42%
First-time freshman retention (persistence) rate 73.5% 74% 74.33% 74.65% 75%
Number of newly enrolled National Merit Scholars 6 10 15 20 25
QEP-Learning Communities 0 8 12 16 20

*Strategies and actions are under continuing review

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