Providence President’s Council Strategic Envisioning Responses

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 (Below please find responses to the survey that was sent to all Providence President’s Council members regarding the Strategic Envisioning Committee’s established core questions; 14 members responded.)

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 1.  If PC were to be best known for one thing in the next 10-20 years, what should it be?

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  • Graduating productive members of society
  • DWC curriculum and academics
  • Affordable, quality education
  • Premier liberal arts institution
  • Dominican/Catholic Values – but open to all. A source for ethics and morals but balanced. Not liberal, “PC (Politically Correct),” or conservative.
  • Graduate programs and degrees that dominate its peer schools throughout the country; offer classes where you bring the best and brightest captains of industry, government, education and sports to teach PC students what the real world looks like and how to succeed

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 2.  What should the College be doing in the next 10-20 years that it isn’t doing today?

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  • Expand its offering of graduate/professional schools, i.e. medicine, law, etc.
  • Reach out to more immigrant children in the tri-state area
  • Welcoming conservative and liberal viewpoints, promoting that PC is a safe place for all to think and discuss
  • Freeze tuition and build endowment to fund scholarships & more of the operations

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 3.  If Providence College had $100M new dollars to spend, how should it be spent?

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  • Upgrade dormitories with some and the rest could be seed money for postgraduate programming – Medical School, Dentistry School, Law School, etc.
  • Endowment
  • Make enrollment more affordable
  • Mitigating the cost of a Providence College education so students that are more deserving can attend
  • Career Center, networking events for students, alumni, and business

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 4.  What should be the most important measure or indicator of the College’s success? Why?

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  • Career diversity in graduates
  • Enrollment and admissions figures
  • Pride of alumni base and participation in giving initiatives
  • Quality of admissions pool
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Source: http://library.providence.edu/fhertr/index.php/providence-presidents-council-strategic-envisioning-responses/