Institutional Priorities


For the Public Good has established a series of goals and strategies for the University if Alberta's next five years. The following represent the first set of institutional priorities being pursued for the academic year of 2016 - 17. This list will continue to grow throughout the year.

Objective 12

"Build a portfolio of signature research and teaching areas where the University of Alberta is or will be recognized as a global leader."

The U of A community has begun the process to develop signature and emerging areas of research and teaching. Learn more.

Objective 19

"Prioritize and sustain student, faculty, and staff health, wellness, and safety by delivering proactive, relevant, responsive and accessible services and initiatives."

Human Resource Services, the Office of the Dean of Students and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation have come together with the support of the Provost’s Office to lead the development of a Healthy University Strategic Plan. Learn more.

Objective 20

"Continue to build and support an integrated approach to social, economic, and environmental sustainability that incorporates teaching and learning, research, outreach, capacity building, and the operations that support them."

Approved by the President's Executive Committee for Operations on August 25, 2016, the university's Sustainability Plan collates the many strategic goals, initiatives and practices that will guide the University of Alberta's sustainability efforts in the next few years. Learn More.