Penn State Altoona 2014-19 Strategic Plan

Penn State Altoona strives to be the premier campus college at Penn State, renowned for our innovative, high-quality programs, student-centered engagement in the undergraduate classroom and in cutting-edge research and creative activities, effective service to the academy, and purposeful outreach to the community.

Goal 1: Cultivate academic excellence

Cultivate academic excellence by supporting engaged student learning; advancing high-quality teaching, research, and service; strengthening academic programs and support services; enhancing student life programs and co-curricular activities; and increasing service to our communities.

Goal 2: Promote strategic growth

Promote strategic growth of our College by increasing enrollments, developing new sources of non-tuition income, and reducing costs through improved efficiencies.

Goal 3: Create more diverse and inclusive learning community

Create a more inclusive, diverse, civil, and ethical learning community.

Goal 4 : Integrate sustainability

Integrate sustainability and environmental stewardship into teaching, research, and outreach.



Strategic Plan Reflection








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