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Strategic Plan

The Lindenwood University "Real Experience. Real Success." Strategic Plan is comprised of a new mission, values, five key strategic themes, and associated strategies.

Strategic Plan Themes

Differentiate Academic Programs

Develop new academic programs and enhance existing programs, offerings and interdisciplinary approaches to ensure student’s real experience and real success. 

Build Innovative Programs

Build innovative programs and delivery modes to support student growth and engagement. Prepare students for future success through skill development, experiential learning, internships, and supplemental credentialing. 

Optimize Resources

Provide necessary financial resources to attract and retain highly qualified and diverse faculty and staff, support employee development, and provide learning environments aligned with the academic and administrative needs. 

Deliver a High-Quality Lindenwood Experience

Develop a culture of service excellence. Work to provide students with high-quality service, support, and access to resources enabling academic success. 

Redesign Branding and Marketing

Tell the Lindenwood story through an integrated brand and marketing strategy. 


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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

REAL EXPERIENCE. REAL SUCCESS. Enhancing lives through quality education and professional preparatory experiences.

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Lindenwood University
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226