The Butler University community devoted the past two years
to imagining a bold and strategic course
for the future of our institution. Discussions were enthusiastic
with far-reaching participation and collaboration. These collective
efforts yielded an organizational vision that is both inspiring and
challenging. This vision will continue to distinguish Butler as a
school of choice for exceptional students and guide our institution
to increased national prominence by the year 2020.
Butler University will be an innovative leader
in the creation and delivery of transformative student-centered
learning experiences that prepare graduates to make a meaningful
impact in the world.
It's an exciting time at Butler University. We invite you to
explore our ambitious plans.
- Commit. Distinguish Butler among peer and
aspirant universities by creating innovative academic programs
while strengthening our commitment to community engagement,
experiential learning, and international education.
- Integrate. Exemplify excellence in the
liberal arts, professional education, and their effective
- Engage. Attract, develop, and retain
faculty who combine a high-quality, engaged teaching approach with
scholarly inquiry and multidisciplinary collaboration.
- Prepare. Enrich the Butler community by
promoting diversity and preparing graduates to succeed in a
multicultural workforce and global society.
- Support. Inspire alumni, friends, and the
community to support the University,
leading to enhanced resources and endowment.
- Evolve. Advance our educational mission
through superior campus amenities,
dynamic co-curricular offerings, and exceptional administrative
Butler has imagined its vision for the future
and developed strategic initiatives to explore a
path to national prominence. This recognition will attract
exceptional students, high-quality faculty and staff, and the
enhanced support needed to achieve excellence.
Please join the Butler community as we work to
achieve our vision for Butler 2020.