Strategic Plan 2015-2020
Strategic Plan 2015-2020



A Message from Dean Cox

In 2015, while celebrating the legacy of 150 years of UK, itself founded as an agriculture and engineering school, we announced a collective great leap forward for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Our strategic planning team produced a guide for our future that builds on our legacy and also strengthens our culture: Building our Future on the Land-Grant Legacy: Strategic Plan 2015-2020. Read more

Our Strategic Plan Goals

  1. Prepare highly motivated and culturally adaptive graduates who are competitive in a global economy and support societal values.
  2. Build and nurture relationships with the people of the Commonwealth and across the world.
  3. Recruit, develop, and retain exceptional faculty and staff who are leaders in expanding knowledge to improve the quality of life and sustainability of the human and physical environment.
  4. Show CAFE commitment to diversity and inclusion to attract and retain students, staff, and faculty, and provide a culturally aware environment for successful engagement in a global society.
  5. Produce innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations.
  6. Build state-of-the-art facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology.

Contact Information

Nancy Cox, Ph.D.

S123 Ag. Science - North Lexington, KY 40546-0091