colgate university looks toward its third century with both pride and a sense of possibility.

in may 2019, the colgate university board of trustees, faculty, and alumni council approved and endorsed the third-century plan, a comprehensive plan that seeks to pursue colgate’s mission at its highest level and establish colgate as one of the very finest undergraduate institutions in the nation.

the third-century plan is continually monitored by the board, administration, and faculty to measure progress against its goals and to show effort applied in service of its initiatives.

the plan includes several sub-plans, including:

key initiatives