September 7, 2018

Media Advisory: Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson to deliver university address


Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson will provide an update to the campus community on progress made toward the 2016-2021 Distinctively Wayne State strategic plan. President Wilson will discuss the university’s enrollment, graduation rates, student success, research and other topics.


10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12


Student Center Ballroom, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

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By 2021, Distinctively Wayne State will result in a thriving institution known for academic and research excellence where every student has a clear pathway to success and the opportunity to flourish in a diverse, collaborative and innovative environment.

Some of the strategic plan’s key priorities and metrics include:

  • Increasing the six-year graduation rate to 50 percent
  • Increasing overall enrollment to 30,000 students by 2021
  • Eliminating the gaps in graduation and retention between students from underrepresented populations and students from majority populations
  • Meeting the Pivotal Moments campaign goal of $750 million



Shawn Wright
Phone: 586-255-6329

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