Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The goal of our strategic plan, Advancing Greatness, is to provide the road map to move the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry to even higher levels of national and international prominence.

In early 2012 the dental school community was engaged in formulating an update to the plan. Through a series of surveys, town hall meetings, informal discussions, open commentary periods and feedback the writing group developed the 2012 Strategic Plan Update: Building Our Future, Embracing Our Legacy.  The goal of the update was to gain an understanding of where the dental school would like to go as an institution and to lay the foundation for its growth. The plan update's overriding theme builds upon the school's distinctive core competencies; its vision of "Leading the improvement of health by advancing oral health"; and support for its upcoming move to a new campus.

In late 2012 a committee was formed to help shape the structure of how Strategic Plan updates are implemented. The Implementation Oversight Team is comprised of eight members including faculty, staff and one student representative. In the coming months they will be responsible for helping departments and groups understand their roles in achieving broad school goals, and will track and assess progress.

For more information, contact Dr. Mark Abzug, chair of the Implementation Oversight Team, at