ÏãåúÖ±²¥ prepares and inspires students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens who contribute to the well-being of their community, state, nation, and world.
ÏãåúÖ±²¥ will provide a safe, supportive learning community, equipping students to make a positive impact on the world.
As a student-centered institution, the University's faculty and staff serve the curricular and co-curricular needs of its students.
The University promotes the pursuit of knowledge, inquiry, and lifelong learning, and nurtures professional success through sustaining rigorous, research-based, curiosity-driven, and thought-provoking academic programs.
The UniversityÌýfosters the growth of quality academic programs that reflect the contemporary needs of its constituencies and advances the personal growth of individuals, the institution, and the community through responsible, innovative practices.
The University supports partnerships and cooperation among individuals, departments, and the larger community through an environment that encourages teamwork, open communication, and trust.
The University oversees its legacy, which includes delivering quality education, serving the public, and maintaining a safe, inviting, and healthy environment on and around its campus.
The University respects a culture of diversity and inclusivity at all levels, welcoming and valuing all members of the campus communities.
The University has adopted the following objectives for 2021-2026 in accordance with its mission, vision, and values.
Deliver Quality Education. ÏãåúÖ±²¥ will enrich the educational, residential, and working environment at the University by providing relevant curricular and co-curricular programs, including supporting services to prepare students for a diverse, technological, and global workplace and society, and expanding access to an array of professional development opportunities for all members of the campus community.
Foster Equity. ÏãåúÖ±²¥Ìýwill celebrate the span of human diversity across national origins, religions, cultures, genders, and undeserved and historically underrepresented populations. The university will conduct itself in a responsible, fair, empathetic, and ethical manner.
Enhance Financial Position. ÏãåúÖ±²¥ will increase its financial strength through budgetary flexibility and innovation.
Enhance Community Engagement. ÏãåúÖ±²¥ will expand its impact on the community through strategic partnerships with public and private entities and will continue to support its relationship with the city of ÏãåúÖ±²¥.