UW Strategic Planning

Our shared future depends on choices we make today. Based on our community’s shared vision of its future, the UW strategic planning process identifies trends and drivers of change, and takes steps to ensure the UW is responding in ways to keep us on track to thrive in the future.

Drumheller Fountain


The UW of the 21st Century is:

  • Competitive
  • Collaborative
  • Technology-reliant
  • Nimble
  • Diversified

Read the full visioning document, the UW of the 21st Century.

2y2d Plan


The Sustainable Academic Business Plan is a strategic yet practical plan to maintain academic priorities while managing financial realities. The Plan guides near-term goals and activities that will position the UW to thrive in the next two decades.