Achieve an Adaptive and Sustainable Financial and Educational Model Shenandoah University will improve the value equation to the student while increasing the University’s financial viability in a changing educational market (in a changing marketplace). Ensure that a Shenandoah education is accessible to lower income and middle class families. Increase resources for lower income and middle class families Establish multiple “on ramps and off ramps” for all students who need flexibility to achieve degree Create a higher education innovation lab to identify the educational and financial model of the future. Explore “design thinking” Set aside resources to reshape educational model and achieve “first mover” advantage Increase the University’s financial viability. Generate new resources through targeted enrollment growth and through fundraising Increase endowment with gifts and prudent investment strategy Lower debt service as a percentage of operating budget Expand and deepen donor base Use big data to better serve our students’ educational and personal needs and to make the university more efficient and competitive.