University Priorities

  1. Continue to maximize external resources for the University with the rejuvenated pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures, aggressive fundraising, enhanced grant writing, new website development, and prudent enrollment management.
  2. Implement the Castleton Plan, guiding the next 10 years of the University’s development of the undergraduate and graduate academic programs and the entire university, including new modes of delivery for graduate programs.
  3. Improve the quality of the student experience through support for student research and creative endeavors, continued development of and investment in the international student program, expanded study abroad and community engagement opportunities, and enhancement of our academic, athletic and other co-curricular programs and student services.
  4. Continue to support the regional community, contributing to cultural, recreational and economic well-being, through innovative efforts to connect the schools, businesses and communities with the University, with a more revitalized effort to connect the university with the city of Rutland and surrounding communities, including support for Castleton Downtown and the installation of the new Spartan Dome adjacent to the Spartan Arena in Rutland Town. 
  5. Develop and implement a new, comprehensive marketing and communications strategy, utilizing state of the art practices to promote undergraduate and graduate academic programs, student achievement and a new identity for the institution.