Educational Leadership, Research and Technology (ELRT) is a graduate intensive department that develops diverse, ethical leaders and scholars who have the skills and knowledge to bring innovative solutions to current problems and challenges.
ELRT will offer distinctive graduate programs that are the first choice for individuals seeking to be transformational leaders and scholars.
ELRT is a community of scholars and learners who value:
Provide program offerings that better serve the demands of a changing population and market by engaging in an ongoing process of assessment, evaluation, alignment, and re-alignment.
Increase student satisfaction, retention, and contributions by developing a greater "sense of community" within programs, the ELRT department and WMU.
Reach and maintain optimal enrollment numbers and graduation rates through effective and efficient recruitment and program support, emphasizing the importance of a diverse and inclusive community.
Enhance innovative and discovery-driven teaching, scholarship, and service through faculty selection, development and increased levels of support.
Better support the work of the department by leveraging existing and new resources.