The strategic plan for KU

We are transforming the way we teach, reimagining our campus, and bringing multidisciplinary solutions to global problems. Our Bold Aspirations Annual Report reviews our accomplishments in the third year of our strategic plan for the University of Kansas.







Introduction from the
and the Provost
Year 4
Areas of Focus
See the sample of
Bold Aspirations
Six goals,
22 individual strategies

Snapshot of the Bold Aspirations plan

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
$260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times