Strategy 5-B

Develop and retain talent and leadership at all levels to thrive in an era of change

  • Expand and enhance training, mentoring, and leadership development opportunities
  • Increase the visibility and recognition of KU faculty and staff expertise
  • Enliven the KU campus community with eminent visitors and local community talent
Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the following:

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Why KU
  • 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.
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  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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  • $260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
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