Faculty of Nursing Strategic Plan Archives


Nursing excellence through leadership, innovation and resilience


We lead the generation of research and scholarship to improve and innovate nursing education, health outcomes and systems transformation.

We deliver resiliency-informed experiential programs that develop the future leaders and innovators of the discipline and nursing practice.

We engage with local and global communities to develop sustainable relationships for mutual benefit and increased resiliency.

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2021-2024 Strategic Plan

2021-2024 Strategic Plan

The University of Calgary's Faculty of Nursing fosters an environment of leadership, engagement and inquiry that underpins all our activities: teaching, learning, research and community service. 

From November 2019 through the early part of 2020, we offered opportunities for our stakeholders to provide feedback on our vision, mission, values and pathway: that input helped to guide our plans.

The result is our new three-year strategic plan Nursing excellence through leadership, innovation and resilience.

View the full 2021-2024 Strategic Plan webpage

2017-2020 Strategic Plan

2017-2020 Strategic Plan

Recognizing that the profession of nursing is always evolving, the Faculty of Nursing is focusing its future on continually raising the bar for excellence in teaching, learning, research and community service.

On March 22, the faculty launched its 2017-2020 strategic plan, Leading the Pursuit of Nursing Excellence. The four-year plan outlines a framework for students, faculty, staff and partners to work together to impact the future of nursing.

View the full 2017-2020 Strategic Plan webpage

2012-2016 Strategic Plan

2012-2016 Strategic Plan

In October 2011, the Faculty of Nursing embarked on the beginning of the strategic plan process by engaging stakeholders, from across the health care community, in workshops, interviews and group consultations. Almost one year later, a final document was approved by the faculty’s Executive Committee. This document – the Faculty of Nursing Strategic Plan 2012 - 2016 – outlines ambitious initiatives for significant contributions to the University of Calgary’s Eyes High strategic direction and to firmly ground our faculty as a Canadian leader in nursing education and research.

View the full 2012-2016 Strategic Plan