1. The University will foster a "student
centered" approach to learning in the classroom and
to university management and operations.
2. The University faculty will develop
new curricula that are driven by student needs and tested
by feedback from students, employers, professional associations
3. The University will provide an array
of student development programs to address the student's
physical, emotional, spiritual, and social development,
and will promote leadership skills and exposure to service
4. The University will offer programs
and curricula that prepare students to work and live
in other cultures and to communicate in other languages.
5. The University will continue to serve
its traditional base of students, but will develop innovative
educational programs and services in the Philadelphia
area to meet the needs of nontraditional students.
6. The University faculty will design
and implement effective student assessment methodologies
to document mastery of skills and competencies in its
undergraduate and graduate programs.
7. The University will work to retain
an excellent faculty and staff by providing competitive
compensation, expanding professional development opportunities
and building incentives for improved services.
8. The University will upgrade and maintain
its faculty/ staff/student use and access to technology.
9. The University will respond to the
rising expectations that its infrastructure (e.g. classrooms,
laboratories, technological resources, offices, housing,
recreational space) will be constructed, maintained
10. The University will aggressively seek
federal, state, alumni, corporate, and foundation resources
for the enhancement of existing programs and the development
of new programs.
11. The University will exercise careful
control and management of its operating and capital
budget and practice cost containment strategies that
improve the effectiveness and efficiency of services.
12. Lincoln University will promote a
management style conducive to positive human relations
with students and employees of the University.
13. The University will implement an integrated
system to collect, rapidly access and share appropriate
institutional data and management information among
The University will work to attain an 85% freshman to sophomore
retentionrate, a 48% graduation rate, and rank among the top 10 HBCUs