Strategic Goal 3

Academic Affairs uses the division’s expertise and experience gained in the pandemic and beyond to learn, grow and innovate together in order to positively impact the world.

Objective 1

Expand community engagement by growing reciprocal partnerships and funding to enhance student learning opportunities and prepare students for the workforce. 


JMU will maintain the Carnegie Classification as a community engaged institution in 2026. 

Action Items
  1. JMU will maintain existing and secure new community partnerships that are mutually beneficial and reciprocal. 

  2. JMU will assess community perceptions of institutional engagement.

  3. JMU will track and record institution-wide engagement data. 

  4. JMU will provide feedback mechanisms for external partners. 

  5. JMU will explore creating policies to explicitly promote and reward the scholarship of engagement more fully. 

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