Nichols College President Susan West Engelkemeyer has published her latest post to her blog Direct Connections from the Hill.
BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER, Ph.D.
We’ve been planning big at Nichols—as in launching our next five-year strategic plan. Based on the plan that just ended, I have a lot of confidence that our new strategic plan will take us to even greater heights.
Over the past five years, we’ve raised our admission standards twice while achieving a record enrollment this academic year. We’ve hired a dozen new faculty members, and launched the Institute for Women’s Leadership, which has accomplished much with our female students and gained widespread recognition in the process.
And we’ve surpassed our goals on the fiscal front, completing am ambitious fundraising campaign that’s doubled the Nichols endowment and the number of endowed scholarships. We raised $46.1 million, $1.1 million above our $45 million goal. …
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