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Vision 2026

Framework for Planning In, Fall 2021

Strategic Planning Priorities, 2019-2021
  • Advance W&M's distinctive excellence, raising our national and global profile
  • Create long-term financial sustainability and an operational model that matches the high caliber of W&M academics
  • Sustain positive gains from our effective pandemic response, propelling W&M forward

To achieve the aims above, from 2021-2026, William & Mary will pursue the following high-level goals, objectives and actions.

Schools and units will plan into this framework — as they set unit-level direction and initiatives and seek resources for the coming five years.

Download the Vision 2026 Framework (pdf)

Vision 2026 Goal 1
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.

Vision 2026 Goal 2
Goal 2. Educate for Impact

William & Mary will reimagine the liberal arts and professional education in the 21st century to ensure the lifelong success of our graduates.

Vision 2026 Goal 3
Goal 3. Evolve to Excel

William & Mary will embrace change to achieve our full potential in environmental and financial sustainability, in diversity, equity and inclusion, and in operational excellence.