随着 University writes its next chapter, we find ourselves at a turning point. 变化无处不在. 就业市场正在发生变化. 人口结构正在发生变化. 学生的需求和期望正在发生变化. 与一个 新总统 和新 愿景, the University is ready to address these challenges and make bold moves to redefine itself as 下一个以学习者为中心的伟大大学.
我们的计划是围绕“双操作系统”展开的,，由哈佛大学商学教授兼作家提出, Dr. J.P. 科特. 科特’s model recognized the tendency of mature hierarchical organizations (like universities) to prioritize and resource operational improvements over transformational initiatives. 为了克服这一挑战, the dual operating system creates a guiding coalition of leaders to empower teams of networked volunteers with the time and resources they need to transform the organization. Using this “operate-innovate” approach enables the University to pursue operational goals (operate) while simultaneously pursuing transformative goals (innovate).
Design thinking workshops kickstarted our planning process resulting in 245 transformative ideas. 这些想法是通过一个正式的推销过程来缩小的, 迭代后, 并与全校分享，以供参考. 这产生了12项变革举措, which were externally validated through several third-party firms. 其中6项倡议进入了战略计划. We simultaneously developed several key operational initiatives that would help the university meet the needs and expectations of 21st 世纪学习者. Together, these “operate-innovate” initiatives form the Lindenwood 2026 strategic plan.
Seven strategic initiatives will help advance our Real Experience, Real Success mission and enable us to become 下一个以学习者为中心的伟大大学 in the Midwest.
The Academic Core initiative will strategically adapt our traditional offerings to meet the changing needs and expectations of today’s learners and prepare them to be job ready. 六项变革性举措支持学术核心. 这些倡议是使用结果加速器开发的. Below is a brief description of each initiative's 愿景 for transformation.
让骄傲多样化 - Lindenwood will be the most innovative learning community in the Midwest by diversifying its faculty, 工作人员, leadership and board of trustees to create a learning environment where transformative ideas are shared, 审议, 和制定.
Lindenwood全球 - Lindenwood will create an online di愿景 that provides an intuitive, 具有优秀, online educational experience that adapts to students’ individual learning styles and achieves their personal, 学术, 以及专业成果.
Micro-credential基础设施 - Lindenwood会快速交货, on-demand skills development at scale through a state-of-the-art micro-credential infrastructure to meet the growing “in-and-out” learner needs.
Lind参与 - Lindenwood will develop a corporate services di愿景 offering tier one and tier two support services to regional companies which will provide experiential learning and advanced career opportunities for students and a new revenue stream for the University.
品牌愿景 - Lindenwood will develop an emotionally engaging brand and storytelling framework that differentiates the university from its competitors and saturates the 100-mile radius around the St. Charles campus resulting in a significant increase in awareness and mindshare.