This plan is designed to propel the University of North Carolina School of the Arts to the forefront of performing arts and media education in the United States by building on the institution’s extraordinary accomplishments, to prepare generations of dedicated and talented students to excel in all of their chosen fields.
The plan captures long-range thinking, in the form of a ten-year vision for the School of the Arts; medium-range aspirations, with five-year goals to be accomplished in each of five strategic initiatives; and objectives for the first year of implementation. Designated leaders for the strategic initiatives will decide how to achieve first-year objectives, working closely with staff and faculty to choose actionable, realistic, and measurable strategies and tactics that will result in a vital institution of higher learning in the arts.
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts provides gifted emerging artists with the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to excel in their disciplines and in their lives, and it serves and enriches the cultural and economic prosperity of the people of North Carolina and the nation. UNCSA is the state’s unique professional school for the performing, visual, and moving image arts, training students at the high school, undergraduate, and master’s levels for professional careers in the arts. (Approved by the UNC Board of Governors 2/2014)
Realizing its vision of being a leading cultural institution in the South, in 10 years UNCSA will: