Strategic Plan

Mission statement

Southern Methodist University will create, expand, and impart knowledge through teaching, research, and service, shaping world changers who contribute to their communities and excel in their professions in a global society. Among its faculty, students, and staff, the University will cultivate principled thought, develop intellectual skills, and promote an environment emphasizing individual dignity and worth. SMU affirms its historical commitment to academic freedom and open inquiry, to moral and ethical values, and to its United Methodist heritage.

Strategic Plan, 2016 - 2025 (May 2020)

Progress Report, Executive Summary, 2020-2021

Progress Report, 2020-2021

Progress Report, 2019-2020

Progress Report, 2018-2019

Progress Report, 2017-2018

Progress Report, 2016-2017

Strategic Plan, 2016-2025 (December 2015)

Implementation of the Strategic Plan (May 2016)