DePaul's strategic plan "Vision 2018: Dedication to Excellence, Commitment to Community," was in effect from July 2012 through June 2018.
Taking its place among the most exceptional urban universities in the United States, DePaul is recognized for its unwavering commitment to student learning and success. Guided by its Catholic character and Vincentian values, it will deepen connections locally, nationally and internationally to develop in students the ability to act as responsible global citizens. DePaul will be known for the excellence of its academic offerings, its expert, passionate faculty, its distinctively diverse student body and its mix of theory with practice, particularly in search of solutions to the pressing issues of the day, including injustice and poverty. View the Vision 2018 plan brochure