Strategic priorities plan

The VCU School of Social Work aligns its strategic priorities with the university's Quest 2028 strategic plan. Starting in September 2022, the school developed a series of goals following the Quest 2028 framework:

Diversity Driving Excellence

Champion diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do and advance a conscientious drive to support a climate where excellence and success for all people are valued and differences are celebrated.

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Student Success

Ignite student success through curricular innovation, a holistic culture of care and an engaged and empowered workforce.

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Research & Innovation to Address Societal Changes

Distinguish VCU as a vibrant public research university where researchers, educators, practitioners and entrepreneurs innovate together to improve lives and address societal challenges.

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Thriving for All Communities

Deliver on our commitment to solving social and health inequities in partnership with communities.

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