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Our strategic plan

Our Third Century Promise has five pillars of strategic intent to accelerate Dal's path to global distinction and deepen our commitment as a civic university.

Plan pillars

As one of Canada’s leading – and Atlantic Canada’s foremost – institutions of higher learning, research, and innovation, we are expanding on our role as a major driver of provincial and regional economies. Our plan comprises five inter-connected pillars of strategic intent.

Our objective is to accelerate Dalhousie on the path to global distinction while further deepening our commitment as a civic university dedicated to uplifting our communities. Our plan's four pillars will stand on the bedrock of the fifth—modernizing and enhancing our physical, digital, and social infrastructure to support our drive for inclusion and distinction: