Strategic Plan 2014 - 2019

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The Faculty of Arts is committed to the discovery, application and communication of knowledge and creativity across the humanities, social sciences, and creative arts to benefit the peoples, economies, and cultures of Canada and the world.


The Faculty of Arts will produce exceptional scholarship within and between traditional and emerging disciplines, while supporting creativity and the applications of new and existing knowledge. We will be known for our research, for our commitment to student engagement and experiential learning, and for the success of our students and graduates worldwide.


  • Agility and responsiveness
  • Ingenuity and creativity
  • Integrity and rigour
  • Global thinking & engagement
  • Free and critical inquiry
  • Collegiality and respect


See menu for links to the six priority areas, objectives, and actions. 

Download the Strategic Plan 2014-19, full version (PDF).