Goal 4: Connect and Contribute

Be an engaged and dynamic urban university with strong connections locally and globally.

Connect Globally

Desired Outcomes

Desired Outcome 1: Lead as an inspiring public campus that enriches San Jose’s economic, cultural, natural and intellectual vibrancy.

Desired Outcome 2: Build broad, sustained connections and relationships with on- and off-campus stakeholders for lifelong engagement.

Desired Outcome 3: Support excellence in athletics and the arts to enrich the community in which we live.

Desired Outcome 4: Engage with the city of San José, Silicon Valley industries, municipalities and civic organizations to enhance educational research, economic development opportunities and enterprise-level solutions.

Desired Outcome 5: Grow philanthropic support from alumni and friends of the university.