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This Strategic Plan presents an ambitious agenda for the future of the University of Dayton. It is consistent with the University’s ambition to be a leader in Catholic higher education and a Catholic leader in higher education. It outlines what is needed for the University to be a first-choice institution for students, parents and counselors of students, faculty, staff, administrators, supporters and partners at home and abroad who wish to be engaged with its distinctive qualities, practices and accomplishments. Achieving the goals articulated in this Strategic Plan will require visionary and dedicated leadership, strong and inclusive community support and substantial new resources. These will be committed to giving vital and tangible form to the Catholic and Marianist values that form the foundation of this University.