Santa Clara University

Strategic Plan 2011


Note: This initial set of objectives will be refined as the priorities of the Strategic Plan lead to more specific objectives.

  • iconPriority 1: Excellence in Jesuit Education

    A Santa Clara education continues to be distinguished by its attention to the formation of the whole person and educate leaders of competence, conscience and compassion.
  • iconPriority 2: Engagement with Silicon Valley

    SCU provides students, faculty, and alumni opportunities to become immersed in the rich cultural diversity and entrepreneurship and innovation – characteristics of the Silicon Valley.
  • iconPriority 3: Global Understanding and Engagement

    Santa Clara offers its students a 21st-century education that provides an understanding of global complexities coupled with opportunities for action and engagement.
  • iconPriority 4: Justice and Sustainability

    Through teaching, research, and community engagement, SCU advances the knowledge and understanding of the ways in which social justice and sustainability intersect.
  • iconPriority 5: Academic Community

    Santa Clara continues to strengthen the quality and diversity of SCU’s faculty, staff, and students while providing the resources and facilities necessary to support advanced teaching and scholarship.
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Andrew Vu
Andrew Vu

Thinking and solving problems like a scientist are major talents honed by this chemistry major.

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