Institutional Goals

The Vision

Coppin State University aspires to be an exemplar of public, urban higher education by:

  • Educating our multigenerational student body through community engaged teaching and learning
  • Focusing on research and creative activities to enhance student learning
  • Becoming a leader in developing and using data analytics for continuous excellence in student success

Institutional Goals

Coppin continues to adopt and support the University System of Maryland’s strategic goals while setting the following institutional goals:

Increase Enrollment - In addition to recruiting students direct form high school, university enrollment reports will target working adults seeking degrees/certifications for career advancement and economic gain.

Academic Transformation - Enhance the academic enterprise to ensure that students are community engaged, graduate in four years or less, and are prepared to succeed in their future careers and other post-graduation opportunities.

Student Experience - Address the needs of our multigenerational student population by creating an environment that supports learning outcomes inside and outside the classroom.

External Relationships - Develop partnerships with community organizations, industry professionals, corporations and incubator facilities to expand student career paths and networks.

Resource Development and Stewardship - Build upon relationships with alumni and stakeholders while strengthening the capacity to raise private dollars and support university priorities.

Information Technology - Maintain and strengthen IT infrastructure to further enable the current innovative uses of technology for operational educational excellence.

Middle States Reaffirmation - Strengthen assessment infrastructure required for Middle States reaffirmation (site visit in 2018).

Data-Supported Decision Making - Develop a campus-wide culture of continuous excellence by leveraging the use of descriptive and analytical data.

Communications & Marketing - Tell the Coppin story in a way that enhances the public perception of the university; helps drive enrollment and increases fundraising results.