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The four areas of strategic priority came into focus through the comprehensive strategic planning process. They serve as a roadmap to transform our University to better meet the goals set forth in our institutional mission, vision and values. Click the title of each of the strategic priorities to learn more about the goals and action steps associated with each one.

A: Enhance Student Success

B: Promote Academic Excellence

C: Expand Community Engagement and Economic Development

D: Build an Inclusive and Supportive Institutional Environment



The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh provides a high-quality liberal education to all of its students in order to prepare them to become successful leaders in an increasingly diverse and global society. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to innovative teaching, research, economic development, entrepreneurship and community engagement to create a more sustainable future for Wisconsin and beyond.

High quality academic programs in nursing, education, business, social sciences, natural sciences, humanities, fine and performing arts, engineering technology, information technology, health sciences and applied and liberal studies—all delivered in an innovative and inclusive learning environment—lead to degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s and professional doctorate levels.


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will be a research-enhanced comprehensive university built upon the ideals of a liberal education, inclusive excellence and shared governance that reinforces a nationally recognized emphasis on sustainability.


  1. Student Success
  2. Inclusive Environment
  3. Sustainability
  4. Shared Governance
  5. Community Partnerships
  6. Creativity
  7. Workplace Joy