Goal 2: Programs of Distinction

  • Strengthen multi-disciplinary approaches across all academic programs (including increased collaboration between departments, curriculum, teaching, service & research)
  • Establish a progressive and service-oriented Center for Academic Innovation to support faculty instruction
  • Expand partnerships between academic departments and industry to create endowed chairs, fund new programs (e.g., Black Butte Mines), named centers/institutes, and provide students transformative learning opportunities
  • Advance clusters of distinction and thematic synergies in academic areas- energy, technology, health, natural resources, workforce, etc.
  • Create stackable credential opportunities from certificate through graduate level
  • Develop and implement initiatives that foster belonging and support for diverse populations

Goal 1: Student SuccessGoal 3: Healthy & Vibrant Campus Ecosystem