Youth Development & Agricultural Education Strategic Plan
Download the Youth Development & Agricultural Education Strategic Plan for 2016-2021
GOAL 1: Educate Tomorrow's Professionals
Empower all learners with breadth and depth of knowledge, skills, and practices that
contribute to professional careers and communities, bearing societal impact in the
multiple contexts of AFNR.
- Increase recruitment, access, and retention of future professionals-undergraduate
and graduate populations-especially urban, first-generation, and
underrepresented minority students with capacity to engage youth and adult
audiences in STEM areas in support of the value of the Purdue Experience.
- Integrate the development of multicultural competence with discipline-based
skills to collaborate with people of different cultures into all class,
co-curricular, and study-abroad experiential student learning
- Enhance faculty, academic staff, and graduate student
development, recognition, and support for teaching and learning
to enrich undergraduate and graduate students' professional
- Develop students across the College of Agriculture with 21st
century skills required to effectively engage, successfully
influence, and positively impact communities.