Top Tier

IT Master Plan Top Tier Pathway Goal/Core Themes

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Pathway Goal/Core Theme 1: Advance Student Achievement

Build a technology foundation that supports UNLV’s rising educational leadership; provides excellence in teaching; facilitates innovative learning experiences; enhances the ability to recruit, retain, and graduate a diverse body of motivated students; and fosters highly qualified master’s, doctoral and professional students in making distinguish contributions to research, the professions, and the arts.

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Pathway Goal/Core Theme 2: Promote Research, Scholarship, Creative Activity

Build a technology foundation that facilitates experimentation and innovation in the laboratory, the studio, and the field and supports UNLV’s effort to increase high quality scholarly activity, research, and creative activity that benefits the local community, state, and nation.

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Pathway Goal/Core Theme 3: Create an Academic Health Center

Build a technology foundation that supports UNLV’s School of Medicine, health-related campus units, and external partners in fostering cutting-edge health delivering research, a creative medical curriculum, and creating top-notch clinical programs.

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Pathway Goal/Core Theme 4: Foster Community Partnerships

Build a technology foundation that supports UNLV’s efforts to stimulate economic development and diversification, foster a climate of innovation, promote health, deepen and expand reciprocal connections, and enrich the cultural vitality of the communities that it serves.