Student success is bolstered through support on job recruitment, a dynamic curriculum, mentorship, scholarship, fellowship programs, inclusivity, and meaningful experiences. Their stories are shared more, as their stories are as extraordinary as they are, and their stories are our collective story. Through this focus on all students, in-person, online, and international, we will significantly expand our current enrollment.
- Provide a supportive and welcoming environment for all students.
Provide a supportive and welcoming environment for all students by connecting them to alumni, faculty, staff, and student networks, creating additional scholarship opportunities, and reaffirming a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Improve underrepresented and minoritized student, staff, and faculty recruitment and retention through a commitment to inclusive hiring and admission practices, supportive onboarding, and relationship-building. Support a culture of DEI by providing professional development resources for faculty and staff.
- Create partnerships and collaborations to increase the reach of the school.
Create partnerships and collaborations to increase the reach of the school in current and new audiences, engaging alumni, other schools and universities, and philanthropic organizations for the purposes of recruitment and creating a supportive community.
- Offer meaningful and purpose-driven online education.
Offer meaningful and purpose-driven online education by expanding recruitment efforts with the MA program, successfully building a strong professional doctorate program, and pursuing excellence and pedagogical best practices for all academic offerings.
- Create a diverse and responsive curriculum.
Create a diverse and responsive curriculum to meet demand and student interest in the areas of activism, service-learning, social change, and skills that translate into the workplace.
- Expand The Fund Raising School’s course offerings.
Expand The Fund Raising School’s course offerings by drawing on research and expertise from the Mays Family Institute on Diverse Giving, Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Muslim Philanthropy Initiative, and other innovators, making sure to be inclusive of all demographics.
- Match each interested student with a mentor.
Match each interested student with an (alumni) mentor at the beginning of their experience, encouraging regular communications, internships, and job shadowing.