Strategic Plan: Jan 2014-Dec 2018

The Graduate School at the University of Minnesota has a proud history and current role in fostering and supporting advanced study at the University of Minnesota. Its strategic directions are guided by its Mission Statement:

"The mission of the Graduate School at the University of Minnesota is to ensure quality in graduate education, advocate for the academic and professional development of graduate students, advance intellectual communication and scholarship across disciplines, and promote cultural diversity, scholarly integrity, and inclusivity."

This Strategic Plan is organized around five goals, each associated with specific strategies, tactics, actions and targeted outcomes. It is intended to provide focus and direction for the Graduate School's work through the five-year period, January 2014 – December 2018.

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