Imperative 5: Funding Strategically

Elevate the Eastern experience through increased income and philanthropic support of University strategic initiatives.

Eastern University will acquire new resources and grow current funding sources necessary to promote our vision and mission and to support our strategic priorities. This requires multi-faceted community participation and engagement.

  1. Create and launch a formal, funded, comprehensive master improvement plan. 
  2. Increase participation of University stakeholders in promoting fundraising and other kinds of support for the University’s mission.
  3. Secure significant financial resources to fund identified initiatives in academics, arts, and athletics.
  4. Operationalize a robust external university communications function that strengthens Eastern’s visibility and supports a culture of philanthropy.