As part of our commitment to Excellence in Teaching and Learning, we are dedicated to fostering high-quality teaching and dynamic educational experiences that empower all students to achieve their aspirations.
Our goal is to create an environment where teaching and learning thrive, and where every student has the support and resources they need to succeed.
To achieve this, we will work to enhance support, incentives, and structures that facilitate teaching excellence and student learning. We will also provide departmental and program-level resources and ensure accountability for the implementation of sustained course and curriculum innovation. Our efforts will be guided by a deep commitment to inclusivity and equity, and will be informed by best practices and research on effective teaching and learning.
We believe that every student has the potential to succeed, and we are committed to creating a campus culture that values and supports teaching excellence at every level. By working together and embracing innovation, we can create a dynamic and transformative learning experience for all.
"We'll continue to build on our tradition of excellence and prepare our students to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow."
Measuring Our Progress
The university has set specific five-year targets for the following high-level indicators, and will report on progress toward meeting these targets annually.
This 2027 target represents a 3 percent increase over the current rate for fall-to-fall retention for first-year undergraduates.
four-year graduation rate
This 2027 target represents a 2% increase over the current four-year undergraduate completion rate.
six-year graduation rate
This 2027 target represents a 2% increase over the current six-year undergraduate completion rate.