The 2016 – 2021 Strategic Plan provides a way to look forward while reflecting on the significant accomplishments of the past and the challenges of the future. This rolling plan will guide the university for the next five years and will be revisited regularly to meet the strategic objectives and goals set out in the plan.
Strategic Plan Highlights
The Student Experience
Algoma University is a dynamic hub for student life.
We will enhance the student experience by creating a ‘one-stop-shop’ for the integration of student services, leveraging state-of-the-art technology while emphasizing personal contact and student empowerment.
We will enhance the academic experience by creating a Learning Commons in the library where students will access a wide variety of academic learning supports in a friendly space that promotes a strong sense of community.
Experiential Learning and Vibrant Programming
Algoma University has an integrated suite of relevant programming that is linked to the broader community.
We will enrich the educational experience by embedding experiential learning into our academic programs to inspire students and support the application of knowledge and skills in a real-world context.
We will enrich campus life by engaging the community and by connecting students with the community in a meaningful way.
Research and Innovation
Algoma University nurtures a culture of research and innovation among students and faculty to promote entrepreneurship and economic development.
We will develop a research and innovation hub to support faculty and student research and to facilitate engagement with the wider community.
Algoma University is recognized as a leader in Anishinaabe learning in Canada.
We will identify and implement actions supportive of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action relevant to Algoma University.
We will develop housing to meet the needs of Anishinaabe students on campus creating a strong sense of belonging.
Members of the AU community have a strong sense of pride in their institution.
We will develop a new and clear brand identity and communications strategy that showcases the University and the success of students, faculty and staff.