STRATEGIC GOAL 1
Create a Modern Academic Enterprise With Innovative Teaching, Learning and Scholarship
We will provide our students with a unique and comprehensive educational experience that is rooted in the liberal arts and sciences, enhanced by the professions, and linked to the Augustinian intellectual tradition of seeking wisdom through knowledge, action and reflection. We will be recognized for our excellence in teaching, scholarship and creative practice. We will expand existing or develop new student-centered signature academic programs that provide Merrimack with a competitive market advantage and allow us to meet emerging needs while addressing urgent global issues. We will encourage and sustain new ways to evaluate and understand ourselves, our community and our impact on society.
STRATEGIC GOAL 2
Develop a Contemporary Catholic Mission
STRATEGIC GOAL 3
Create an Intellectually Vibrant, Socially Engaged, Entrepreneurial Social Experience
Merrimack will provide distinctive out-of-classroom learning opportunities that give students an added perspective about themselves, their interests and the global community. We will foster the intellectual curiosity of our students by increasing the number and variety of opportunities for them to engage in intellectual pursuits and learn outside the classroom. Our peers, students and external stakeholders will identify us as a living-and-learning institution that embraces and supports curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities that emphasize intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, professional growth, campus involvement, community service, global citizenship and personal responsibility.
STRATEGIC GOAL 4
Inspire and Engage Our People, Culture and Community
STRATEGIC GOAL 5
Strengthen Our Value Proposition and Competitive Position
We will achieve academic excellence as a selective, residential, highly ranked, private, comprehensive Catholic college. We will pursue areas of distinction where we can compete, excel and respond to market demand. We will clearly articulate and reinforce our value proposition and the specific characteristics we offer that set us apart from our competitors and make us attractive to our target student market.