Now more than ever, Simmons must come together to meet the challenges of a changing higher education marketplace. Together we can achieve greatness.
"This is an exciting time at Simmons with a new strategic plan to guide us. One of the plan's most appealing values is to remain centered on 'learning for their life's work.' This means so much more than educating students for a career. After all, who among us considers our career our only work in life?"
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
"In five years from now, I see Strategy 2015 helping to create a thriving research environment at GSLIS, where student and faculty achievement is highly valued and brings much positive recognition to the school. I see pro-active, quality online education that is nationally recognized for its excellence and innovative programs that speak directly to the rapidly evolving marketplace. Above all, I see the continual building of a community of educating, learning and caring."
Acting Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
"Everything about Strategy 2015 excites me. In particular, the core values. ‘We are best when we put students first'and ‘preparation for life's work' resonate and are in complete synchrony. We prepare future leaders in nursing, nutrition, and physical therapy. We transform students'and patients'lives on a daily basis. As future leaders, they, in turn, will transform health care delivery."
Interim Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
"Strategy 2015 is a wonderful roadmap that will guide us in affirming our expertise in women's education and in growing the national reputation of our small College. I am especially excited about the commitment to building an innovative and collaborative learning environment."
Interim Dean, School of Management
"I'm excited that Simmons has developed a strategy that is grounded in shared values and focused on building a more student-centered educational community. We've found a way to retain those things that are most central to our identity, our good DNA. And I'm hopeful that we are improving our ability to scan the environment for trends, changes, and opportunities, and to read clues when it's time, again, to adapt."
Dean, School of Social Work