Global Strategy

As one of the world’s great universities, Yale creates, preserves and disseminates knowledge and prepares students for leadership in all walks of life.

To fulfill Yale’s commitment to “improving the world today and for future generations,” as embodied in the university’s mission statement, the Provost’s Advisory Committee on International Affairs has established the following high-level aspirations for its global strategy:

  • Be the university that best prepares students for global citizenship and leadership
  • Be a worldwide research leader on matters of global import
  • Be the university with the most effective global networks

Associate Vice President for Global Strategy

Donald Filer

+1-203-432-6240

History of Yale’s Global Strategy

In 2005, then President Richard C. Levin and Vice President Linda Koch Lorimer published Yale’s first international framework that organized the ambitions and interests of Yale’s deans and faculty around three overarching goals:

From 2005 to 2008, the schools and other units of Yale instituted the strategies in the first Internationalization of Yale: The Emerging Framework, achieving the results described in the Progress Report on Internationalization of Yale: 2005-08. A second Framework document published in 2009 extended and enhanced the work originally outlined in the 2005 document, achieving the results described in the Progress Report on Internationalization of Yale: 2009-2012. To read the Framework documents, select from the boxes, below.