Elon University 2010 Annual Report

Annual Report 2010Throughout the years, Elon University has been recognized as a national model for engaged learning and excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs.

The 2009-10 academic year was no exception. In that period, the school established a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, graduated its first Interactive Media master's class and celebrated the accomplishments of 22 high school students who successfully completed the Elon Academy, a university-run college access program. As in past years, the school received national recognition for its academic standards and value by publications including U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger's, The Princeton Review and Newsweek-Kaplan.

During 2009-10, Elon also saw the continued flourishing of faculty and student scholarship and laid the foundation for several capital improvement projects such as the renovation of Alumni Gymnasium and the construction of new residential housing. These initiatives will complement Elon’s beautiful and historic campus, which is designated as a botanical garden.

The Elon Commitment: Engaged minds. Inspired leaders, Global citizens.

During the 2009-10 academic year, Elon launched its new 10-year strategic plan, the Elon Commitment. The vision for the plan is simple and powerful: to engage students’ minds and inspire them to act as leaders and global citizens. Key to Elon's success will be a continued focus on increasing the level of academic challenge, with a strong emphasis on foundational liberal arts and sciences. 

The Elon Commitment Strategic Plan is organized around eight themes:

  • An unprecedented university commitment to diversity and global engagement
  • Supporting a world-class faculty and staff
  • Attaining the highest levels of achievement across our academic programs
  • Launching strategic and innovative pathways in undergraduate and graduate education
  • Stewarding Elon’s commitment to remain a best-value university
  • Developing innovative alumni programs to advance and support the Elon graduate
  • Establishing a national tournament tradition of athletics success along with the highest academic standards for Phoenix athletics
  • Significantly enhancing Elon’s campus with premier new academic and residential facilities and a commitment to protecting our environment.

For full details on the plan, visit the Elon Commitment website at: www.elon.edu/strategicplan.

Find out more

To read more about 2009-10 accomplishments, including current and past annual financial reports, click on the links located on the left sidebar. You can also download a copy of the 2010 Financial and Audit Report in PDF format.