University of Charleston Board of Trustees Adopts Strategic Plan


Charleston, West Virginia – At the University of Charleston Board of Trustees meeting in February, the Board adopted a strategic plan for the University and changed the structure of the current University governing board, creating a Board of Advocates for the University. 

The plan was developed during calendar year 2016, and included input from the University Leadership Team, UC cabinet members, faculty and staff, and others. 

The plan charts the direction of the University for the future, and includes the implementation of several new Academic Program Initiatives, including:

An Honors College, offered to outstanding incoming students

A Multi-Disciplinary Major (Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts) providing UC students with the option to combine three minors to create a major reflective of their goals and interests

An Entrepreneurship Minor

A Bachelor of Science in Movement Science

Further development of the UC Leadership programs, including the Bachelor of Science degrees in Organizational Leadership, Master of Science degree in Strategic Leadership, Doctor of Executive Leadership, Bachelor or master’s degree in Cyber Security, and Bachelor of Nursing

The Board also endorsed the University statement of core values and value statement, as well as a commitment to review potential future initiatives to strengthen campus identity for the Charleston campus and the University’s satellite campuses.

The entire strategic plan may be viewed at: