Divisional Strategic Goals

Our divisional goals were developed intentionally alongside our mission and vision for the organization. Each department will connect their individual plans the these goals in a coordinated effort to better serve and develop CWRU students.


It is the vision of the Division of Student Affairs at Case Western Reserve University to be a top Student Affairs division in both the AAU and the University Athletic Association, and to create programs which are cutting edge and will be models for other universities.

Mission, Vision and Priorities

To actively seek out, engage and serve students with quality developmental, intentional and comprehensive experiential learning opportunities in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant university community.

Our priorities are to develop:
  • Mindful community members
  • Ethical leaders
  • Well-rounded, flourishing students
Foundations of Learning and Development Outcomes

The Division of Student Affairs will be assessing our strategic goals based on foundational domains from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). These domains will demonstrate how student affairs programs and services support students’ academic endeavors and broader learning opportunities. The following are the CAS learning domains:

  • Knowledge acquisition, construction, integration and application
  • Cognitive complexity
  • Intrapersonal development
  • Interpersonal competence
  • Humanitarianism and civic engagement
  • Practical competence
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