St. Edward's University Planning Grant

Leadership Coalition

St. Edward's University is a Leadership Coalition Institution. "The St. Edward_s University initiative for _creating and sustaining transformative change and cultures for learning_ centered on the formulation and promulgation of the university_s Strategic Plan 2015 rooted in increased _global understanding_ among the campus community as a whole. During the two-year grant period, the St. Edward_s community engaged in a comprehensive and inclusive planning process to develop: • a philosophy of global engagement drawn from the university_s Holy Cross founders and their traditions; • a plan for identifying a distinctive focus for current and proposed curricular and co-curricular programming, to design a St. Edward_s education that prepares students to meet the challenges of a global reality; and • a plan for enhancing opportunities for study abroad, including opening campuses in several foreign countries and vetting and extending five-year plans to incorporate a global perspective in all disciplines."