Eastern Illinois University

The strategic plan outlined in the following pages is a collaborative work, a snapshot of our collective wisdom. This plan is a rededication to our mission, a reaffirmation of who we are, and a reflection on our accomplishments. This plan embodies the deep passion and appreciation that students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends have for Eastern Illinois University, and it expresses our joint expectation of excellence in all we do. more

Envision EIU

Introduction

The strategic plan outlined in the following pages is a collaborative work, a snapshot of our collective wisdom. This plan is a rededication to our mission, a reaffirmation of who we are, and a reflection on our accomplishments. This plan embodies the deep passion and appreciation that students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends have for Eastern Illinois University, and it expresses our joint expectation of excellence in all we do.

President Perry and the steering committee that guided the planning process asked the campus community to reflect on our challenges and provide guidance on how to achieve a sustainable academic and financial future. During these discussions, we refined our shared vision for the next stage of Eastern’s continued evolution. With this strategic plan, we commit to creating a premier comprehensive university, global in its reach and impact, where personal connections with faculty and staff support our students’ academic success. The future of Eastern Illinois University is our collective responsibility, and more collaboration, hard work, and creative thinking will be asked of the campus community as we implement this plan over the next five years.