Chancellor Richard Ringeisen announced today that UIS will pursue a bold vision: to become one of the top five small public liberal arts universities in the United States.
In describing the plan of action to a group of students gathered in Lincoln Residence Hall, Ringeisen said the vision will be achieved by “creating a world-class liberal arts-oriented undergraduate educational experience reflecting many of the characteristics and best practices of small private liberal arts colleges, while building on our many strengths.”
The plan contains six goals, Ringeisen said. They are Academic Excellence, Enriching Individual Lives, Making a Difference in the World, Strengthening Campus Culture, Enrollment and Retention, and Resources and Infrastructure. Those goals form the foundation of a new strategic plan that was completed in January. Read more>>