Elon University 2011 Annual Report

The 2010-11 academic year marked the beginning of the transformation of Elon’s residential experience with the completion of three new residence halls. In line with the school’s sustainability master plan, these new buildings surround Elon’s first geothermal system, which will provide environmentally friendly heating and cooling.Through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, the school also launched Campus Kitchen to feed the hungry of Alamance County.

For the second year in a row, the university was named one of the nation’s most “environmentally responsible green colleges” by The Princeton Review. It also received other accolades by U.S. News & World Report and the Sierra Club.

The 2010-11 year also saw the continued flourishing of faculty and student scholarship, the establishment of the Elon University Forest, 56 acres that will forever be preserved in its natural state, and the creation of a School of Health Sciences, which will include a new physician assistant studies master’s program that enrolls its first class in 2013.

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

During the 2010-11 academic year, Elon continued the implementation of the Elon Commitment, a 10-year plan aimed at engaging students’ minds and inspiring them to act as leaders and global citizens.

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 2010-11 accomplishments, including current and past annual financial reports, click on the links located on the left sidebar. You can also download here a copy of the 2011 Financial and Audit Report in PDF format.