strategic planning
WCU 2020 Plan

Click on the graphic below to navigate to different sections of the Strategic Plan.  For a full PDF version of the plan click here.

Strategic Planning Vision and Mission
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Strategic Planning Vision and Mission

The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed the WCU 2020 Plan at their meeting on June 8, 2012.  The 2020 Commission invites you to review the plan.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Melissa Canady Wargo at

Next Steps in the 2020 Planning Process:
Endorsement of the plan by the Board of Trustees marked the end of Phase I of the strategic planning process.  Phase II begins in July 2012 with the development of strategic plans for each division and college of the University. 



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