The University of Akron Strategic Plan
Promises and Aspirations
Akron. A great American legacy city with a leading public urban research university. The energy of the city infuses everything we do. We’re building partnerships with a focus on innovation. A university for all learners with academic programs relevant to the future. We’re committed to building diversity, equity, and inclusion into everything we do. We are charting our path forward through a series of promises and aspirations.
Viability and Investment
We promise to ensure the long-term viability of the University through innovation and investment in unique approaches that increase opportunity for students and reduce costs.
We promise to provide education to and share knowledge with those who seek it, providing opportunity for all learners and academic programs relevant to the future.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
We promise to increase our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Research & Innovation
We promise to nurture research and innovation as the anchor public urban research university in the city of Akron.
Community & Connections
We promise to connect to and serve our community as a willing and constructive partner.