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A Five-Year Plan for St. John’s Future

The Next Chapter

In 2021, Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., President, announced the formation of a Strategic Planning Committee. Fr. Shanley charged the Committee with developing a comprehensive strategic plan with clear objectives and measurable goals that will prioritize the activities and identify the resources needed to best support St. John’s University’s mission and vision going forward.

About The Strategic Plan

Foundational Themes

Our plan is organized around five foundational themes that leverage our strengths, bolster our resources, and prepare us to turn future challenges into opportunities.

Strategic Planning Timeline

April 2021President Shanley announces formation of Strategic Planning Committee
May - July 2021Foundational themes determined, committees formed, chairs names.

Mon, 9/13

Strategic Planning Committee meeting

Fri, 9/17

Meeting with President's Advisory Council (PAC)

Tue, 9/28 

Meeting with Academic Deans

Wed, 10/6

Meeting with Board of Trustees

Late October

Meeting with Board of Governors

January/February 2022

Campus “Community Feedback” surveys and focus groups on foundational pillars and goals

January 2022

First full draft of plan prepared

February 1, 2022Strategic Plan Committee meeting

February 2022

Feedback received/revisions made

March 2022

Second full draft of plan prepared

April 2022

Plan delivered to Fr. Shanley

May 2022

Plan presented to the Board of Trustees