Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023
MISSION: As it looks toward its third century, Kalamazoo College reaffirms its mission of preparing its graduates to better understand, live successfully within, and provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world. VALUES: Kalamazoo College values academic rigor and all components of a liberal arts education embodied in our K-Plan; inclusion and equity; residential experiences for students that contribute to their growth as leaders; sustainability; and mission-driven creativity and innovation. STRATEGIC VISION: By fulfilling the priorities set forth in “Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023,” K will become the definitive leader in integrating academic rigor with life-changing experiential education in a values-driven community. IMPLEMENTATION: The Implementation Plan for 2018-19 includes employing design thinking to enhance curricular and co-curricular offerings; investing in human capital, especially compensation; creating new and adjusting existing programs for traditionally minoritized and marginalized students; beginning the process for building a new natatorium; upgrading instructional spaces; and exploring new ways to engage alumni.