"Creating the World We Want to Live In" is LMU's strategic plan for the period 2021-26. Following an 18-month process of community deliberation, the final text of the plan was recommended by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, approved by President Snyder, and formally adopted by the Board of Trustees.
The plan begins with a discussion of the context for the plan's priorities, followed by a restatement LMU's institutional mission and core values.
- Context for the Plan
- Institutional Mission
- Core Values
Next, the plan articulates a strategic vision for LMU's future and three strategic commitments that are integral to the successful achievement of that vision.
- Structure of the Plan
- Vision – In fulfillment of its mission, LMU will form a new generation of ethical leaders able to identify, analyze, and respond to the most challenging problems facing our rapidly changing global society.
The plan designates five spotlight initiatives, each with its own goal, objectives, and action steps, that collectively describe the specific tactics to be used in achieving the vision.
- Spotlight Initiatives
Finally, the plan describes how LMU will implement, oversee, and assess the success of these action steps.