Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan


Graduating students for careers and purposeful lives through teaching excellence, experiential learning, leadership and community engagement.

Excellence in Teaching and Learning

  • Recruit and graduate a diverse, talented student body with potential for success
  • Recruit and retain outstanding faculty who enrich the diversity of teaching and scholarship
  • Increase student success through high impact teaching, experiential learning, advising and career preparedness
  • Improve student experiences to enhance learning outcomes and engagement
  • Enhance curriculum to respond to student needs and changing market demands

Unique University Assets and Experiences

  • Leverage the location in Jersey City and the greater metropolitan area
  • Maximize and celebrate diversity to create a truly inclusive campus culture
  • Prepare students for purposeful lives through service, leadership and wellness
  • Increase engagement for all students, with a focus on magis
  • Promote Jesuit values and spirituality
  • Build a winning athletic program with an enthusiastic University spirit

Effective Resources to Support Student Success

  • Improve fiscal management and conditions
  • Grow donor base, leadership giving, volunteerism and engagement through effective outreach
  • Build the University’s reputation, brand and market share
  • Manage and develop effective human, capital and technology resources
  • Recognize and continue to improve our distinctive “culture of care”
  • Improve campus facilities to create an environment that supports educational excellence

Global Knowledge and Engagement

  • Enhance curricular and co-curricular experiences to prepare students with intercultural skills
  • Establish an effective organizational structure to support globalization efforts
  • Encourage faculty/staff to globalize research, instruction and outreach
  • Intensify recruitment of international faculty and students to the campus
  • Expand international study opportunities for faculty and students to be immersed in other
  • countries and cultures

Prominent Community Partnerships

  • Promote greater student engagement in the external community
  • Expand opportunities to bring pre-college students, adults and community organizations to campus
  • Build a strategic plan for engagement with corporate/community/educational organizations
  • Be a catalyst for urban innovation and development

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