About VTS

Strategic Plan

At their Annual Meeting on May 20 the Board of Trustees approved the new Strategic Plan which takes us through to our 200th anniversary year, 2023. It is a comprehensive plan that focuses on programs: programs for degree seeking students, programs for practitioners - both lay and ordained - and programs for on-site, on-line and hybrid learning.

There are lots of ways to approach strategic planning, and VTS has developed a process that works well for us and focuses on broad input and feedback. All our constituencies - faculty, staff, students, alumni, etc. - are invited to suggest initiatives for consideration. There is always a good bit of overlap in emerging themes, we discover where people's interests and energies lie and often an initiative that at first seems like an outlier gains traction and becomes a reality.

Taking the time to draft a strategic plan and then to monitor it closely provides an institution with a wonderful opportunity to learn more about itself and to have a better understanding of its strengths and weaknesses. 

I hope you will take the time to read through the plan and see what VTS will be up to in the next 8 years.

Kathryn A. Glover, MPA
Vice-President for Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness


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