Theme Four: Strengthen the Foundation of the University

Goal Six:

Increase the university enrollment in traditional, adult undergraduate and graduate programs to at least 4,500 students.

  • Design, fund and build a LEED-certified Science and Health Professions Building(s).
  • Continue the transformation of the library and its services in order to promote active learning.
  • Create a common First-Year Experience which will ensure that a student lives the Maryville Core Experience.
  • Create new and adapt existing programs that are responsive to mission and market.
  • Identify and implement recruitment and retention strategies to reach targeted audiences throughout the Midwest – outside the St. Louis metropolitan area.
  • Site and build a multi-purpose athletic practice facility.
  • Expand the Art & Design Building in order to grow the Art & Design majors.

Goal Seven:

Enhance and diversify fundraising streams.

  • Increase the restricted and unrestricted fundraising results of the University.
  • Focus on capital gifts in support of university priorities.
  • Develop a fundraising plan that meets short- and long-term goals.
  • Develop a budget strategy that insures resources for reinvestment in the core business for strategic initiatives and to enhance long-term fiscal stability.
  • Enhance grant funding for institutional and academic needs.

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