2020 Strategic Plan


Pillars of Excellence

I. Transformational Education
Experiential and trans-disciplinary learning prepare UMass Lowell students for fulfillment and making a difference in the world.

II. Global Engagement & Inclusive Culture
Dynamic, global collaborations around the world support student and faculty exchanges, research and other entrepreneurial enterprises. These initiatives will contribute to the development of an inclusive campus culture.


III. Innovative Research & Entrepreneurship
UMass Lowell fosters innovative and creative research and scholarship that seeks sustainable solutions to the major challenges in today’s world.

River Hawk Advisory Board: Don Latorre, Chair

IV. Leverage Our Legacy and Our Place
UMass Lowell is a public enterprise committed to building on our legacy by creating partnerships, locally, regional, nationally and internationally that enrich and sustain the human experience.

Deans’ Alumni Advisory Councils

V. Entrepreneurial Stewardship in Higher Education
An entrepreneurial approach to stewardship of human, physical and financial resources will be the hallmark of UMass Lowell’s approach to building a healthy and sustainable future.