Goal 2: Excel and Lead

Be a leading academic institution where faculty and staff members and alumni are regional, national and global leaders in their fields.

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Desired Outcomes

  • Teacher-ScholarsGain a national and global reputation for academic excellence characterized by scholarly and professional contributions from faculty members who are genuine teacher-scholars.
  • Engage students at all levels through faculty-mentored research, scholarship or creative activities.
  • Excel in the engagement of people from underrepresented populations as thought leaders in scholarly activity.
  • Foster cross-disciplinary collaborations that capitalize on the university’s signature strengths.
  • Exemplify an ethic of service to San Jose State and the broader community that brings distinction to the university.