Dear Alumni and Friends:
As we enter November, we continue to focus on ensuring that our educational mission and our fiscal sustainability are improved every day. This means ensuring that our revenues increase, our expenditures are linked to mission and planning, and our efforts focus on accessible educational excellence in the Shimer tradition. As we move forward, we want each effort we make to reverberate with multiple positive effects for Shimer: increasing our visibility, strengthening our infrastructure and fiscal situation, building connections which enhance our capacity, and offering ways of understanding a Shimerian education for the next 50 years.
Four themes will have to suffice: