ONGOING PRIORITIES (CONT.) Close Financial Gaps for Students •••• attending and succeeding at St. Thomas. Expand Our Pipeline of Students ••
St. Thomas will be a leader among peers in closing the affordability gap for students with financial need. Through robust scholarships and need-based aid, we will remove financial barriers to
We will intentionally expand routes to St. Thomas through recruitment strategies that reach students across the country and the world. We will seek intentional partnerships with two-year colleges to welcome transfer and nontraditional students. We will increase the racial and geographic diversity of the undergraduate student body. Create a Robust Residency Culture •• As we implement our two-year residency requirement for bachelor’s degree-seeking students, we will deepen our commitment to an exceptional residential experience and ensure that every St. Thomas student can engage fully in a holistic on-campus experience. Live and Work Sustainably ••• Every member of the St. Thomas community will engage in sustainable practices as we fully implement our sustainability strategic plan. We will participate in global Catholic sustainability networks and create a hub on campus to foster collaboration as we work toward equitable solutions to global sustainability challenges and carbon neutrality at St. Thomas by 2035. Engage All Tommies as Changemakers ••• Through expansion of the university’s Center for the Common Good (CCG),
every St. Thomas student – undergraduate and graduate – will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to advancing the common good through engagement with local and global communities.
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