In an era where Christian higher education faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities, it is crucial to have a clear vision and a strategic approach that ensures long-term success and sustainability. Foundations for the Future serves as a guiding framework to harness our collective potential, leveraging our strengths while addressing the needs around us.
This bold strategy for Campbellsville University 2023-2028 is the vision of our entire Tiger family, shaped in planning sessions over the last year. Initiatives designed around five key themes – Establish Academic Excellence, Improve Diversity and Belonging, Increase Financial Stability, Amplify Community Engagement, and Increase Quality Enrollment – will fortify our foundations and empower our University to adapt, innovate, thrive, and minister for generations to come.
Academic accomplishment is the heart of this university, so high achievement, quality, and student success are central to this pillar. We will build upon the solid foundation of Campbellsville’s legacy to raise standards and expectations in academics. Plans for establishing academic distinction include:
As a University that celebrates every individual as created in God’s image, we will elevate diversity and belonging to a university-wide priority. We will create a community that fosters student, faculty, and staff well-being and success by integrating training and resource across the University system. Plans for establishing diversity and belonging include:
With shifting demographics and a challenging horizon for higher education, Campbellsville University will need to leverage every strength to increase financial stability. A five-year campaign, practices for operational discipline, and a bold target for endowment will bolster financial integrity and preserve capacity for innovation. Plans to increase financial stability include:
Seizing opportunity around us with welcoming communities, new industry, and emerging enterprise, Campbellsville University will integrate experiential learning into every student pathway. We will advance championship-level athletics, employee environment, and servant leadership to strengthen community and extend our Christian mission. Plans to amplify community engagement include:
Continuing our effort to reach every deserving student with exceptional education preparing them to be salt and light, we will grow quality enrollment through effective enrollment and retention. We will foster engagement and enhance graduation rates, as we deepen opportunities to integrate living and learning communities. Plans to increase quality enrollment include: