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Algoma University’s is committed to transparency, accountability and public disclosure. Stakeholders and the public at large are given access to key documents and reports that we use as planning tools and as barometers of our success.

Academic Plan 2021-2026

Since Algoma University’s last Academic Plan was completed in 2016, the University has experienced rapid and substantial change. This new plan progressed through the latter half of 2020 and into 2021, with approval by Senate on October 1st, 2021, and by the Board of Governors on November 25th, 2021.

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Academic Plan 2016-2021

At its June 3, 2016 meeting the Algoma University Senate approved a five-year rolling Academic Plan that lays out the foundations that undergird the development of Algoma University’s programming in all areas. This plan will guide new program development and careful review of programming already in place.


Academic Plan Report 2014

The purpose of this document is to provide an update of the current Five-Year Academic Plan (2010-2015) which was approved by Senate in March 2010.  Specifically, the updates will focus on providing the current status of academic programs as well as program development. Divisional priorities with their associated timelines will also be introduced as a new but important component of the plan.

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Academic Plan 2006-2011

The Academic Planning Committee of Senate makes annual recommendations to Senate for program renewal, and the Strategic Plan has largely been built around these recommendations.


Bill 80: An Act to establish Algoma University and to dissolve Algoma University College

Bill 80, which received Royal Assent on June 18, 2008, dissolved Algoma University College and re-established the institution as Algoma University. Bill 80 has been enacted as Chapter 13 of the Statutes of Ontario, 2008.


For a  complete list of the university, pension and foundation statements please view our Audited Financial Statements section.

The Economic Value of Algoma University to Sault Ste. Marie

Main Report 2022 (PDF)

Executive Summary 2022 (PDF)


Main Report 2019 (PDF)

Executive Summary 2019 (PDF)

The Economic OF Algoma University’s Brampton Campus Expansion - 2020 Update

Executive Summary (PDF)


Statement on Truth and Reconciliation: Calls to Action and Beyond

Algoma University’s Board of Governors, with the support of its many partners, but notably the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association and the Shingwauk Education Trust, proclaims its profound support for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action…and beyond.


2015-2016 Strategic Mandate Agreement

The Strategic Mandate Agreements (SMAs) between individual universities and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (the ministry) outline the role that each university currently performs in the post-secondary education system and how it will build on its current strengths to achieve its vision and help drive system-wide objectives articulated by the ministry’s Differentiation Policy Framework.

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2017-2020 Strategic Mandate Agreement


2020-2025 Strategic Mandate Agreement

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Strategic Mandate Statement

This document sets out the institutional vision and six components of differentiation that are unique to Algoma University.


As the University approaches the end date of the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan, we have given significant consideration to the path forward. The Board of Governors and Senate Executive held a joint retreat in February 2020 wherein the governing bodies agreed to extend the current plan for two years. An Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee of the Board was created to refresh the Strategic Plan to better reflect the current context. A new Strategic Planning process will be underway in the year 2022.

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