Goal 2: Become a Regional Research University

The Pioneering Spirit

Goal 2:
Become a Regional Research University

The University will assess and enhance its research resources, as well as deepening current and developing new regional research initiatives. The University also will increase external funding, which will increase measurable research expenditures.

Strategy 2.1

Assess and enhance research resources, including faculty time (teaching loads), facilities, faculty lines, and scholarly research dissemination activities (including travel, access to repositories, and open access journals).


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The goals and strategies detailed in the University’s five-year strategic plan, The Pioneering Spirit: Pursuit of WT 125, aim to achieve the mission as laid out in the University’s long-range plan, WT 125: From the Panhandle to the World.