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December 5, 2016
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Developing an Academic Plan for Laurier

Nov 9/09

Wilfrid Laurier University has begun the collaborative process of developing a new Academic Plan.

The new Academic Plan is being developed out of a desire to merge the previous academic plan (the Century Plan, 2005) with the university’s Values, Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles statement, approved in 2008.

A consultation process is underway involving faculty members, deans and the vice-president: academic & provost.


October-December 2009: Vice-president academic to meet with all divisional councils to discuss the framework and the Deans' Green Paper; development in each Faculty of its response to the Green Paper.

January-February 2010: Facilitiated workshop including all the deans, associate deans, chairs and program coordinators to bring together the responses into one consolidated document.

March 2010: Submission of consolidated Academic Plan to Senate for discussion and approval.

For background documents, see the Deans’ Green Paper (click here) and a PowerPoint presentation titled "Framing an Academic Plan for WLU” (click here).


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