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Colgate's Strategic Plan

Living the Liberal Arts in Our Third Century

Colgate Appoints Faculty Leaders

residential learning communities
Beginning fall 2015, a new system of faculty-led residential learning communities will deepen the close and lasting connections that are formed between faculty and students at Colgate. On October 31, the university named the initial faculty director teams, showing strong support across the curriculum for the new program.


October 2014 Update

October 2014
The Advisory and Planning Committee, the body guiding the implementation of the strategic plan that was approved in early 2014, shared an update on the implementation of several key components of the plan, including:
  • A need-blind admission policy
  • A dynamic curriculum
  • A residential liberal arts education
  • A campus for Colgate's third century
  • Financing

The cover of the strategic planning document

Colgate's Strategic Plan

On January 25, 2014, the Board of Trustees approved the final version of the strategic plan, referred to as a "framing document." The plan had earlier been reviewed and endorsed by the faculty on November 4, 2013.


President's report to alumni, and information about the planning process.