Letter from the President

President Al Goldfarb

President Al Goldfarb

Western Illinois University is committed to offering an educational experience reflecting our core values of academic excellence, educational opportunity, personal growth, and social responsibility, and to our vision of being the leader in educational quality, opportunity, and affordability.

We continue to move forward with our strategic plan Higher Values in Higher Education 2008-2018, and I appreciate the progress we have made thus far toward implementing the plan's goals and actions. Through successful implementation of our strategic plan, we will continue to build upon our strengths and take advantage of opportunities.

Western Illinois University will continue to prepare our students and graduates to lead in a global community. We will do so in a way that is distinctive and nationally recognized for successful implementation of our vision, mission, and values.

I invite you to learn about the past accomplishments and future goals of Academic Affairs that are outlined in this web document.

Al Goldfarb