SMU launches new academic plan

February 21, 2012

After more than a year of broad consultation and discussion, Saint Mary's University has adopted a new 5-year academic plan, which renews the previous 3-year academic plan and is intended as a statement of institutional priorities and a reflection of SMU's academic vision and role in meeting the evolving needs of society. The plan focuses on 6 areas of emphasis for SMU: enhancing student learning through excellence in teaching; student success; linking theory to practice; continued emphasis on research, creative activities, and graduate studies; the development of thematic clusters of teaching and research; and enhancing the institution's international diversity. SMU News Release