Annual Report

Elon University 2012 Annual Report

The 2011-12 academic year saw the continued flourishing of faculty and student scholarship. Our community also celebrated many historic milestones, including the following:

  • Successful completion of the Ever Elon Campaign, the largest fundraising campaign in the university’s history
  • Opening of the Gerald L. Francis Center, home of Elon's new School of Health Sciences
  • Start of construction of the Numen Lumen Pavilion in the Academic Village, a multi-faith center that will be the spiritual center of campus
  • Opening of the Student Professional Development Center, an innovative approach to career services that emphasizes internships and a strong network of businesses, parents and alumni
  • A #1 national ranking for Elon's part-time MBA program and a top-50 ranking for the undergraduate business school by Bloomberg Businessweek.

The Elon Commitment: To be the nation's preeminent community for engaged learning

During 2011-12, faculty, staff and students embraced the goals of the university's strategic plan, the Elon Commitment, which is 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:

Find out more

To read more about 2011-12 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 2012 Financial and Audit Report in PDF format.