Priorities & Goals

Our strategic priorities are the ways we strive to better support our students and improve their experiences. These priorities are always student-centered, data-driven, and powered by discovering and using best practices.

Current priorities include:

Market Research and Marketing Plan

We are partnering with an outside firm to conduct market research and to assess the entirety of Wright State's marketing functions and plans.

Slate—Wright State University’s CRM System for Enrollment Management

We are excited to announce the upcoming transition to a new CRM later this summer. Slate, by Technolutions, is tailored specifically to higher education and is used by more than 1,500 colleges and universities around the globe. The comprehensive platform is known as the nation’s leading higher ed CRM solution and will provide a simplified and improved user experience for students, families, and other partners in the admissions process. Likewise, it will provide countless opportunities for efficiency, process improvement, and automations throughout the university.

About Slate

Designed and developed exclusively for higher education, Slate is a single, unified customer relationship management system that supports the pre-enrollment process and student experience from recruitment through orientation. This CRM system is used to manage all prospect, inquiry, recruitment and admission functions at Oregon State University as of fall 2021.

Slate is used by more than 1,500 colleges and universities worldwide. Among the top 50 universities in the United States, 48 use Slate.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Complete access to prospective student data, records and touch points at Wright State, with the ability to manage recruits at the college and departmental levels.
  • Automated, data-driven communications including print, email and text messages (charges apply).
  • Real-time reporting functionality with detailed communication analytics. 
  • Email address deliverability and validation. 
  • Support for Google Analytics and other analytics platforms with JavaScript APIs for registering page views and conversion events.
  • Event management, registration and communications for campus tours, information sessions, admitted student days and more using one straightforward system.
  • Easy-to-use tools for leadership and management roles without the need for developers.
  • Unlimited site licensing for participating members.

Slate Implementation

The first phase of implementation will focus on all aspects of admissions, from the point of recruitment through the enrollment and registration process. More information and training will be forthcoming. If you have questions, please contact Wright State's Slate contact Nova Lasky at

Take flight programTake Flight Program

The Take Flight program covers the cost of up to 18 hours of undergraduate tuition each semester for eligible students. In addition, the program also provides a dedicated success team, on-campus employment through the Federal Work-Study Program, up to $100 in textbook vouchers each academic year, and a laptop

Learn more about the Take Flight Program.