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The Plan
for Pitt

The plan is designed to advance our mission, broaden core competencies, leverage strengths and enhance institutional uniqueness while advancing strategic priorities.
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Pitt Seed Projects

Pitt Seed Projects are well-defined actions that directly reflect our strategic goals.

Campus Master Plan

Our master plan draft presents what is possible for our Pittsburgh campus.

Supporting Plans

The University is united in this phase of institutional planning.


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Advance Educational Excellence

Advance Educational Excellence

We aspire to be a university that prepares students to lead lives of impact through a supportive environment focused on a holistic and individualized approach to learning inside and outside the classroom.


  • Enhance the curriculum at all levels through innovative, discipline-based approaches to teaching and learning and appropriate uses of technology to enrich the on-campus learning environment.

  • Serve as a leader in personalizing educational experiences of undergraduate, graduate and professional students, with particular attention to mentorship, advising and tailoring engagement to the goals of individual students.

  • Enrich the student experience through engagement with diverse cultures and perspectives and expanded opportunities for study abroad and by integrating global perspectives in the curriculum.

  • Promote access and affordability through partnerships with local school districts, increased voluntary support for student aid, improved time-to-degree for all students and expanded access to master’s and professional education.

Measures of Success

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    Time to degree
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    Pedagogical invited
    presentations and publications
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    Teaching Center and Network participants
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    Financial aid
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    Student satisfaction
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    Student retention rates
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    Student:faculty ratio
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    Online enrollment

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