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Strategic Planning

Our Strategic Plan will be advanced through the realization of four specific goals identified as essential to furthering our mission. These goals were developed as a result of a comprehensive evaluation of our shared values, vision and mission. An internal and external Environmental Scan was conducted to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the university while also discovering opportunities and challenges that influence our competitive position.

Read the full plan.  Renewal through the Mercy Mission Strategic Plan

 

Strategic Plan Goals

 

GOAL 1: RENEW OUR COMMITTMENT TO A MERCYHURST EDUCATION

Deliver a Mercyhurst education that provides students with a distinct and transformative academic experience in preparation for personal and career success while empowering them with the knowledge and attitudes to lead fulfilling, civically engaged lives.

 

GOAL 2: RENEW OUR COMMITTMENT TO CAMPUS LIFE

Consistent with the Mercy tradition of whole-person development, provide students with an environment that supports intellectual growth as well as spiritual, professional and personal wellbeing.

 

GOAL 3: RENEW THE UNIVERSITY'S RESOURCES, PROCESSES AND INFRASTUCTURE

Develop practices that ensure financial viability, improve operational efficiencies, improve facilities, promote environmental sustainability, preserve the beauty of our campuses and support the members of our community.

 

GOAL 4: RENEW THE MERCYHURST NORTH EAST VISION

Expand North East beyond its present model of a 2-year local opportunity college to a regional college that includes the ability to begin 4-year programs and the addition of new programs that provide in-demand jobs and fit the short and intensive skills acquisition model.