Through the achievement of 2017: The Centennial Plan, JWU will solidify its status as an innovative leader whose education is recognized as an effective 21st-century model of higher education. The university will provide ambitious, purposeful students with the foundation to flourish personally and professionally while intensifying its pursuit of excellence. 2017: The Centennial Plan advances the remarkable success of the university’s previous strategic plan, FOCUS 2011, which boldly raised the bar on academic excellence, student selectivity and affordability — while strengthening the university’s organizational and financial foundation. Through 2017, JWU will make an unprecedented investment in its future, strengthening its status as a recognized education leader, by investing in:Faculty JWU will provide support for faculty to realize their full potential as teacher-scholars, and maintain an environment that promotes the highest quality instruction. Student Engagement JWU will provide new learning opportunities and enhanced experiences for its students.Student Potential JWU will cultivate a student body with the capacity to excel in its programs while endeavoring to make its education accessible and affordable.The Foundation JWU will continue to make a multifaceted investment in its structural, fiscal and human assets.
2017: The Centennial Plan