2008-2016 Strategic Plan
Be the University of Choice for natural and integrative health care.
Stakeholders or Constituents
- Implement innovative and progressive curricula in natural and integrative health care.
- Prepare students to be leaders in their clinical disciplines.
- Expand enduring and collaborative relationships with our alumni.
- Provide extra-curricular opportunities for integration and collaboration among students in all programs.
- Establish the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies as a national leader in research of non-surgical care for neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
- Expand and develop information technology resources.
- Develop consistent, intentional branding and marketing that represents the vision of the University.
- Create and implement data-driven processes to meet our goals and ensure efficient resources and allocation.
Learning and Growth
- Create opportunities for collaboration to advance integrative health care.
- Develop employee educational and professional opportunities to create leaders and experts who support natural and integrative health care education.
- Use research to inform our educational process and delivery of natural and integrative health care.
- Develop new educational programs in natural and integrative health sciences.
- Implement diverse clinical programs, experiences and opportunities that support integrative health care.
- Attract and retain the most qualified diverse students, faculty, staff, and administrators for the University.
- Develop and implement patient-centered, integrative health care models.
- Establish Northwestern’s programs and faculty as recognized leaders in natural and integrative health care.
- Grow and optimize the enrollment of the University through an enrollment management plan.
- Initiate capital campaigns and giving opportunities.
- Generate growth and net revenue in our operations, programs and clinic system.
- Increase the net gain from Northwestern’s fundraising and business development initiatives to support the ongoing success of the University.
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