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Shape the Future

McMaster President David Farrar is asking faculty, students, staff and alumni for their thoughts on five big questions that will help inform a new strategic plan and set a bold long-term vision for McMaster. A new question will be posted each week for the next five weeks.

Share your thoughts and help shape the future of McMaster!

Where should McMaster be in 30 years?

McMaster is built on a bold and innovative vision.We know that the direction you take is as important as getting to your goal. Help us set that direction as we look at where we want McMaster to be in 30 years.

What do our students need to thrive in a rapidly changing world?

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace. Our students will be at the forefront of that change. What can we do to make sure our students have what they need to thrive in our rapidly changing world?

Which of the urgent problems facing our world today should the University focus on?

Every day, McMaster’s world-class researchers and students are finding solutions to some of the world’s most urgent problems. Tell us where we should focus our efforts.

What is the most impactful thing McMaster could do to help create a brighter future for our city and region?

McMaster is deeply embedded in the life of our city and invested in its success. We’d like you to tell us: How can we support and create a better future for our city and our region?

If there was one thing about our university, or our campus that you could change, what would it be?

One of the things that drives all our work at McMaster is that we always want to do better. So please tell us — what’s the one thing about our university, or our campus, that you’d change?