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Strategic Planning Process
Clark Atlanta University (CAU), formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two independent historically black institutions — Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), is a United Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, residential, and comprehensive urban research university. The University offers undergraduate, graduate and professional, and non-degree certificate programs.
Clark Atlanta University is an institution of high research activity characterized by a focus on the intellectual and personal development of each student. Its purpose is to prepare a diverse community of learners to excel in their chosen endeavors and to become responsible, productive, and innovative citizen leaders, locally and globally. This outcome is accomplished by the provision of access to and excellence in teaching, research, service, and creative activities through continuous engagement in an enriched, challenging, and nurturing environment.
Revised, approved by the Board of Trustees, October 15, 2009