VII. Strengthen the College's Network with External Organizations and Increase
Strategic Partnerships to Create New Opportunities for Students, Faculty, Staff,
Strengthen and expand advisory boards to enhance our academic programs, create highquality
student internships, increase job placement and employment opportunities for our
students, and generate fund-raising opportunities.
Further refine the College's targeted electronic and social media communications strategy to
enhance relationships with external constituencies including alumni, trustees, parents, guidance
counselors, and other groups.
Develop relationships with external organizations in government, corporate, nonprofit, and
other sectors that will help advance the mission of the Raymond A. Rich Institute for Leadership
Enhance relationships with corporate or governmental organizations with professional development/
training programs that can act as feeders to graduate, professional, and degree
Improve collaboration between the College and the Marist Brothers. network worldwide to
the mutual benefit of both organizations.
Strengthen existing networks and partnerships in order to provide students, faculty, and staff
members with access to new technologies that can be integrated into courses and research.
Foster relationships with other educational institutions that could lead to partnerships, articulation
agreements, and combined degree programs.