Indicators of Success

Indicators of Penn State Behrend’s success as a transformative institution – 2025:

  • Become a national model for a regional land-grant institution and its 21st century mission.
  • Be highly regarded as an integral component of an internationally known University.
  • Be recognized as a premier “Little Big 10” institution.
  • Establish a recognized brand in the mid-Atlantic and mid-West regions, and nationally.
  • Increase enrollment to 5,500 students (on-campus and online) in the next phase of growth.
  • Be a catalyst for collaboration by the University’s western campuses.
  • Establish an extensive online presence that expands the college’s geographic impact.
  • Be an exemplar for development and successful implementation of interdisciplinary programs.
  • Be known as a model for experiential learning, including undergraduate research, internships/co-ops, capstone projects, and clinical experiences.
  • Realize improved student quality as measured by incoming student SAT scores, student retention, student placement, and other factors.
  • Be recognized for the excellence of our student-athletes and our athletic teams.
  • Reach $10 million in sponsored research funding annually.
  • Be a national model for technology transfer, anchored by a fully developed 100-acre Knowledge Park, state-of-the-art facilities, and a growing open-laboratory concept.
  • Grow endowment to $100 million.
  • Have at least two of four schools named through gifts.
  • Meet diversity and international student population goals set by the University.