Duke's strategic vision is bold and exciting.

We invite you to explore this map of Duke's strategic vision, and see how the Sanford School of Public Policy is contributing to Duke's bright future.

"As we look ahead to our second century, our strategic vision is an invitation for all of us—faculty, students, staff, alumni, and friends of the university—to think together about our turn to the future, about how we can remain true to the Duke we have always been while charting our course toward the Duke we are destined to become." - Duke President Vincent Price

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Stories About Sanford's Contributions


Empower the Boldest Thinkers

From the Vision Statement: Duke is the place where the world’s brightest minds go to meet the most important challenges. We recognize that their accomplishments comprise the true measure of our institutional excellence.

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Transform Teaching and Learning

From the Vision Statement: Duke will rethink our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education strategies to create innovative, team- based pedagogies and curricula, to take advantage of new technological opportunities, and to build a robust and responsive learning community that includes everyone.

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Strengthen our Campus Community

From the Vision Statement: Working to ensure that all who call Duke home share a lived experience that is increasingly inclusive, equitable, engaging, healthy and vibrant. Duke seeks to be a diverse and stimulating campus that promotes personal growth among all of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

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Partner with Purpose

From the Vision Statement: Strengthening relationships in Durham and serve as a collaborative catalyst in our region to our research ecosystem while improving community health, housing, and education.

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Engage a Global Network of Alumni

From the Vision Statement: Activating our alumni and engaging our friends to create new opportunities for growth and discovery to advance our educational, research, and service missions.

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More About Duke's Strategic Vision

Explore Duke's strategic vision website, which maps out initiatives and includes a timeline for progress.

Explore Duke's strategic vision