Strategy 4 Stories: Enhancing Academic Excellence and Innovation

4. Expand interdisciplinary programs and courses.

The narratives below define and bring clarity to what each of the University Strategic Goals means to Academic Affairs. The narratives express our values and beliefs, and create a context to guide implementation efforts. To learn more about the specific strategies and tactics involved in achieving the enhancement of academic excellence and innovation, please view our Academic Affairs Strategic Plan.

Regional Partners collaborate to build programs

A student works in the lab of Nicola Brasch, an assistant professor in chemistry, who works with B12 vitamin experimentation.

Students pursuing a career in pharmacy now have an accelerated path to complete both a bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Pharmacy degree in seven years through a new partnership agreement between Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Kent State University. Students enrolled in the program are eligible to apply for one of Kent State’s designated seats in the professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree program at NEOMED.