Penn State Altoona 2020-2025 Strategic Plan
Penn State Altoona strives to be the premier campus college at Penn State, renowned for our innovative, high-quality programs, student-centered engagement in the undergraduate classroom and in cutting-edge research and creative activities, effective service to the academy, and purposeful outreach to the community.
Goal 1: Academic Excellence
Cultivate academic excellence by promoting innovation in teaching and learning as well as increasing the impact and scope of our research and creative activities.
Goal 2: Student Success
Advance student success, with special emphasis on ensuring students' earliest encounters with the campus (i.e., recruitment, admission, enrollment, first-year transition, and major exploration) establish the foundation for personal growth and academic achievement.
Goal 3: Strategic Growth and Organizational Excellence
Promote strategic growth, affirm the commitment of organizational excellence, and build collaborative partnerships that better align and leverage campus and University resources in support of our mission.
Goal 4: Diverse, Inclusive, Ethical, Healthy, and Safe Community
Create a more diverse, supportive, inclusive, ethical, healthy, and safe community.
Goal 5: Environmental Sustainability
Promote environmental stewardship of college and campus resources and integration of sustainability into teaching, research, and service.