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Strategic Plan

Focusing on Our Future

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies plans for the future by focusing on our priorities. These are our priorities for the time period of 2012-2016.

Educational Excellence
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will provide outstanding training and adapt to current and future educational needs.

Research 
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will support and enhance research activities of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Funding
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will increase the number of pre- and postdoctoral grants.

Recognition
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will be recognized as a distinctive, integrated set of graduate programs with dedication to the highest standards of academic excellence and discovery.

Interprofessionalism
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will engage in those university-based and extramural interprofessional activities that provide educational and training benefits for SGPS students and postdoctoral fellows to enhance their specific career development needs. 

Expanding Pre- and Postdoctoral Development
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will enhance development of students and postdoctoral fellows to better prepare them to be competitive for their professional futures.

Recruitment and Enrollment
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will implement a plan that attracts and retains diverse, high-quality candidates for graduate and postdoctoral training.

Alumni
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will provide opportunities for graduates to engage and connect with the school.