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Goal 1. Expand W&M's Reach

William & Mary aims to address global challenges, forge dynamic partnerships to fuel positive change and model democratic ideals to extend its influence in the world.

1.a. Advance research and scholarship of consequence
  • Foster partnerships that drive entrepreneurial approaches to local, national and global challenges
  • Strengthen W&M's research ecosystem to spark new discovery
  • Encourage impactful research and scholarship in every discipline to enhance W&M's prominence
1.b. Forge global connections
  • Charge the entire W&M community with elevating the university's global name recognition
  • Enhance opportunities to serve the global community
  • Mobilize W&M's worldwide network of elite university partnerships and broaden learning experiences for current and prospective students
1.c. Elevate civic engagement and service for the 21st century
  • Double down on W&M's abiding commitment to evidence-based argument and discovery as a public good
  • Rekindle and model civil discourse, convening disparate views to advance democratic values
  • Promote community-engaged teaching, research and learning