Auburn University targets student diversity, faculty satisfaction in new five-year strategic plan

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Auburn University's board of trustees has unanimously approved a new five-year strategic plan to guide the flagship school's direction through 2018 by focusing on five priority areas.

The plan includes increased emphasis on student-body diversity by increasing the number of new freshmen Pell Grant recipients and adding more international students to the undergraduate population.

It also calls for an increased emphasis on faculty satisfaction through new incentives to reward scholarly achievement and increased salary and benefits packages.

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