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The Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) enriches residential liberal arts education and strengthens members through collaboration.

Through our strategic initiatives and programs, we will:

  • Encourage excellence in teaching and learning
  • Promote equity and inclusion and celebrate individual and collective diversity
  • Strengthen the connection between inquiry and practice
  • Amplify the expertise of faculty, students, and staff
  • Cultivate an open environment for innovation and exchange
  • Leverage partnerships to enhance and enrich consortial programs

Strategic Direction

In 2022, the ACM Board of Directors voted to approve a new strategic plan to guide ACM’s activities for the next three years, focusing on five strategic areas to support students, faculty, and staff:

  • Develop and Cultivate Leaders
  • Foster Inclusive and Equitable Environments
  • Build Community and Advance Well-being
  • Incubate Innovative Ideas
  • Refine and Enhance Existing Programs

Read the announcement and view the plan »

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