Realizing our vision

To realize our vision, we are focusing on six priorities and associated goals and strategies. These represent broad areas to which we are committing UNE’s energy and resources in the years to come.

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Exceptional Teaching and Collaborative Learning Experiences

Active learning in the classroom integrated with experiential learning in the field and critical reflection.

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Optimize Enrollment, Progress to Graduation, and Lifelong Learning

A continuum of engagement with students — enhancing student experience and ensuring student success long after their college years.

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Produce Focused Research and Scholarship

Faculty confront the most pressing challenges of our society and engage students directly in this work.

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Foster A Strong, Sustainable Resource Base

Continue to build a strong foundation of human, financial, physical and natural resources, enhancing efficiency, flexibility, and resilience.