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Institutional Strategic Pillars


We inspire student success through engaged learning experiences that encourage pathways to graduation and ignites generational transformation.

EMBRACE Equity and Social Justice

We are a model diversity-serving institution who embraces changing demographics and societal needs through culturally responsive curricula and campus activities.

TRANSFORM our Region

We commit to engaging the needs and challenges of our communities through partnerships that inspire, strengthen the economy, develop the professional workforce and prepare students for success after graduation..

DRIVE Innovation

We invest and celebrate faculty and staff who make extraordinary contributions to our students and our mission that promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative instruction.

Strategic Objectives


 EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

EWU achieves this mission by:

  • Enhancing access to higher education in the Inland Northwest and beyond by recruiting and supporting traditional college-bound students and those from under-served populations;
  • Delivering high quality academic programs that undergo regular, rigorous review informed by data and assessment of student learning;
  • Delivering a high quality co-curriculum designed to develop the intellectual, cultural, personal, and practical aspects of students' lives; and
  • Promoting student success by supporting student engagement and timely degree completion.


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