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Strategy Eight

Collaborate with Local, National and International Institutions to Leverage Higher Education for a Stronger South Carolina

Strategic Planning Scorecard



Develop and expand research partnerships and initiatives with MUSC, Clemson University, The Citadel, the University of South Carolina, Trident Technical College, city and state agencies, the arts community, and tri-county schools.



Expand study abroad opportunities for students through bilateral and consortium agreements, College programs abroad and joint-degree programs with foreign universities.



Continue to increase sponsored research dollars, with enhanced support provided by an expanded Office of Research and Grants Administration.



Expand number of international faculty teaching and conducting research at the College of Charleston through bilateral exchanges and visiting professorships.



Establish additional relationships with PK-12 schools exemplified by established partnerships with area schools and districts.



Continue to develop partnerships with the business community toward the goal of collaboratively promoting economic development.