Speed School's Strategic Plan

Speed School’s strategic plan represents a new chapter in Speed School’s continuous and dynamic evolution and development. Hundreds of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends have helped us forge a framework that will position us for an ever-evolving future.

The plan focuses its key goals, strategies and tactics on what is critical for Speed School to become a world-class engineering school.  We look forward to continuing to engage all our partners to grow the reputation of Speed School and increase its value to students, the community, the region and the world.

From its 1925 founding named for Louisville industrial icon and philanthropist James Breckinridge Speed, to its recognition today as a premier, metropolitan engineering institution, JB Speed School of Engineering stands as a proud pillar of opportunity and edification for aspiring engineers across the Commonwealth and the country.

The Speed School community has been shaped on a foundation of exemplary faculty and staff, capable and committed students, exceptionally accomplished alumni, and generous donors. The School is proud of its impressive history of achievements in engineering education, scholarship, diversity and service to the community.

Today’s more than 2500 enrolled engineering students at the undergraduate, graduate and PhD level become the movers, shakers and makers that create a better world tomorrow.

The strategic plan represents a new chapter in Speed School’s continuous and dynamic evolution and development. Hundreds of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends have helped us forge a framework that will position us for an ever-evolving future.

The plan focuses its key goals, strategies and tactics on what is critical for Speed School to become a world-class engineering school.

View the 2019-2023 Speed School Strategic Plan Document (PDF)

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