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Strategic Plan

Pacific 2020R

University of the Pacific's Strategic Plan

Our Vision: Become the leading student-focused university in Northern California

Pacific 2020, the university's strategic plan since 2012, was developed in response to changes in higher education: shifting student demographics and expectations, increasing needs for educational accountability and affordability, and the need for new pedagogical models. It provided a vision of adaptive change while preserving our commitment to the "Pacific Experience": the combination of high quality programs, shared values and an intense focus on students.

In 2016, University leadership, staff and faculty paused to reflect on our progress and to refine our thinking about how best to achieve the goals of Pacific 2020. The university then undertook a year-long, comprehensive process that resulted in a refresh of Pacific 2020 (Pacific 2020R).

Pacific 2020R focuses on two themes: Students with Purpose and Agile and Dynamic Growth, which are supported by five priorities. These themes and priorities complement one another and put students — current and future — at the center of our work. Focusing our work on these priorities will help us achieve our vision as we prepare our students to live, learn and lead with purpose.

Read about our 2019–20 Institutional Priorities and Initiatives here. SharePoint site for Pacific 2020R available here (Pacific login required).

Pacific 2020 Refresh Pacific 2020
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