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BUTLER 2020: A Roadmap for Strategy and Action

Aerial View of Campus in the Fall

strategic platforms


Distinguish Butler among peer and aspirant universities by creating innovative academic programs while strengthening our commitment to community engagement, experiential learning, and international education.


Exemplify excellence in the liberal arts, professional education, and their effective integration.


Attract, develop, and retain faculty who combine a high-quality, engaged teaching approach with scholarly inquiry and multidisciplinary collaboration.


Enrich the Butler community by promoting diversity and preparing graduates to succeed in a multicultural workforce and global society.


Inspire alumni, friends, and the community to support the University, leading to enhanced resources and endowment.


Advance our educational mission through superior campus amenities, dynamic co-curricular offerings, and exceptional administrative support.

Butler 2020 Objectives

2020 panel information

Butler 2020 Growth Panel

Jaci Thiede, Lori Greene, and Matt Mindrum

Butler 2020 Mission Panel

Kate Morris & Tom Paradis

Butler 2020 Foundation Panel

Bruce Arick, James Gallaher, & Rich Michal

butler 2020 resources

Current Construction

Changes are taking shape as campus evolves for 2020 and beyond.

State of the University

President James M. Danko speaks on the many accomplishment of 2018 in this year’s State of the University address.