Presidential Priorities

On Feb. 7, 2020, President-Elect, Dr. Jack Thomas laid out an ambitious agenda for his tenure as the 9th president at Central State University. The signature objectives of his presidency will be to: 

1.  Continue to meet and enhance the 1890 Land-Grant mission
2.  Increase enrollment (globally and in diversity)
3.  Improve retention and graduation rates
4.  Develop a marketing and rebranding campaign
5.  Launch a multimillion-dollar capital campaign 
6.  Develop an Honors College to recruit high-achieving students
7.  Increase degree offerings, offer graduate studies, and provide flexibility in course delivery
8.  Build a new learning and living environment
9.  Update the University strategic and master plans