The University of Akron Strategic Plan
Promises and Aspirations
Akron. A great American legacy city with a leading public urban research university. The energy of the city infuses everything we do. We’re building partnerships with a focus on innovation. A university for all learners with academic programs relevant to the future. We’re committed to building diversity, equity, and inclusion into everything we do. We are charting our path forward through a series of promises and aspirations.
Well-Being & Stewardship
To cultivate a culture and community where everyone can flourish and be responsible stewards of the University’s resources and infrastructure.
To establish The University of Akron as a lifelong learning partner, recognizing and valuing diverse learning experiences and combining traditional classroom experiences with innovative approaches.
Inclusive Excellence & Belonging
To increase our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
Research & Innovation
To nurture research and innovation as the anchor public urban research university in Northeast Ohio.