Inspiring Millersville's Future!

Council of Trustees Endorse Strategic Plan

The Council of Trustees endorsed the 2014-2017 Strategic Plan on June 18, 2014.  Cabinet approved the plan at their April 1, 2014 meeting. The newly approved plan is available hereThe new strategic plan will serve as a blueprint to guide the future of Millersville University.


Millersville University provides diverse, dynamic, meaningful experiences to inspire learners to grow both intellectually and personally to enable them to contribute positively to local and global communities.


We will transform each learner's unique potential into the capacity for successful engagement in career and life opportunities.

EPPIC Values:

Exploration, Professionalism, Public Mission, Integrity and Compassion

Goal Focus Areas:

Goal A. To engage learners to contribute positively to contemporary and future workplaces and communities.

Goal B. To ensure long-term success of the University.

Goal C. To embrace agility within our culture of excellence.

The efforts of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee and the input and alignment from the University community are greatly appreciated!

Need more information about the Planning Process?

Phase II: Implementation Begins

During summer 2014, Cabinet will add action plans and identify key performance indicators to create the Strategic Plan Work Plan plan and present the implementation component to the campus community at Convocation on September 5, 2014.  Cabinet and the new strategic planning body will collaborate annually to update the plan strategies based upon progress and key opportunities and challenges in our environment. 

Phase I Completed!

The Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) met regularly, participated in several mini-retreats, and engaged the University community to propose an updated mission statement, a new vision, core values, as well as new goals for at least the next three years.  The draft plan was delivered to Cabinet on March 26, 2014, and approved on April 1, 2014.  The Council of Trustees endorsed the plan on June 18, 2014. Input from the University community was sought throughout the process to create alignment. For more information, please contact:

Co-Chair            Dr. Victor DeSantis   
Co-Chair            Dr. Laurie Hanich
Coordinator        Dr. Lisa Shibley
Support Staff      Ms. Carol Kirsch or Ms. Jennifer Lefever

Transitioning to the next Strategic Planning Body

The next strategic planning body is presently being formed.  Please watch here for more details!