Home- About- Past, Present, and Future- Strategic Planning Colgate's Strategic Plan Living the Liberal Arts in Our Third Century Colgate's Strategic Plan On January 25, 2014, the Board of Trustees approved the final version of the strategic plan, referred to as a "framing document." The plan had earlier been reviewed and endorsed by the faculty on November 4, 2013. READ FULL PLAN President's report to alumni, and information about the planning process. Updates April 2015 Update: Performing arts facilities report Details In spring 2015, the Performing Arts Facilities Task Force released its report on the current state of performing arts facilities on campus, and its recommendations for expansion, including a proposed timeline for moving forward. READ UPDATE October 2014 Update: Residential learning communities Details Beginning fall 2015, a new system of faculty-led residential learning communities will deepen the close and lasting connections that are formed between faculty and students at Colgate. On October 31, the university named the initial faculty director teams, showing strong support across the curriculum for the new program. READ UPDATE October 2014 Update: Progress report Details The Advisory and Planning Committee, the body guiding the implementation of the strategic plan that was approved in early 2014, shared an update on the implementation of several key components of the plan, including: A need-blind admission policy A dynamic curriculum A residential liberal arts education A campus for Colgate's third century Financing READ UPDATE Related Resources University mission statement Goals of a Colgate education Financial aid Q&A Financial aid comparison to peers (2012) Sustainability and climate action plan Video: performing arts facilities Learn More About... The Advisory and Planning Committee How the plan was developed SHARE FEEDBACK About Colgate at a Glance Past, Present, and Future Strategic Planning Advisory and Planning Committee Strategic Planning Process Feedback Lucky 13 Maps and Travel Options Colgate Campus About Hamilton, New York The People of Colgate Facilities at Colgate Newsroom ColgateX RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.