Anderson Strategic Plan
(approved April 2015)
The mission of the Anderson School of Management is to serve as New Mexico's flagship institution of business education through demonstrated and growing excellence in teaching, research, and business and civic engagement.
Anderson's ongoing commitment serves to:
- Educate and encourage students to develop the values, knowledge, leadership and business skills that they need to be engaged and well-informed citizens and successful business community members.
- Discover and disseminate new knowledge that enhances business practices and contributes to the well-being of the citizens of the State of New Mexico.
- Actively support community development and economic development to enhance the quality of life for all New Mexicans.
The destination for our region's students, scholars and business leaders seeking to expand their current horizons, and the key knowledge and educational resource provider to for-profit businesses, non-profit organizations, tribal communities, and New Mexico government entities.
Tagline: New Mexico business lives here.
Strategic Goal 1: BECOME the Regional BUSINESS SCHOOL of Choice
Objective 1.1: Increase the quality of the undergraduate education
Objective 1.2: Increase the quality of the graduate education
Objective 1.3: Improve experience
Objective 1.4: Increase the number and variety of employers recruiting at Anderson
Objective 1.5: Position Anderson School of Management's executive and professional education as the premier continuing business education provider in the region
Strategic Goal 2: Prepare Lobos for Lifelong Success
Objective 2.1: Provide excellent academic programs and academic experiences
Objective 2.2: Provide access to initial and ongoing career opportunities
Strategic Goal 3: Advance Discovery and Innovation
Objective 3.1: Attract and retain faculty who are engaged in excellent teaching and research
Objective 3.2: Attract and retain staff who facilitate excellence in support of Anderson's mission
Objective 3.3: Develop a coordinated strategy to increase visibility and impact of research to non-academic stakeholders
Objective 3.4: Promote research excellence
Strategic Goal 4: Advance and Accelerate Community Development and/or Economic Development
Objective 4.1: Actively support community development and economic development recognizing and respecting the significant differences and linkages between the two
Objective 4.2: Provide management and leadership education to non-traditional areas that impact community and/or economic development
Strategic Goal 5: Improve Anderson School Infrastructure
Objective 5.1: Strengthen governance structure
Objective 5.2: Build a culture where faculty and staff demonstrate through their actions the existing Anderson Code of Ethics
Objective 5.3: Strengthen financial integrity
Objective 5.4: Improve Anderson facilities
Objective 5.5: Develop a plan for providing additional research support regularly for academic programs