To support our mission, and to do so in ways that reflect our values, we have established the     following goals:

  • Preserve our collegial and collaborative faculty and staff culture
  • Continue to attract, retain, and develop high-quality, diverse faculty
  • Foster the creation and dissemination of outstanding, innovative research contributions
  • Continue to attract, retain, and develop a high-quality, diverse student body
  • Maintain innovative, relevant, and rigorous programs supported by high-quality teaching
  • Build strong partnerships with other educational and research institutions aimed at developing innovative programming
  • Forge strong relationships with valued corporate, professional, and community organizations
  • Actively engage alumni both domestically and internationally
  • Maintain, further develop, and create a portfolio of innovative and sustainable value-added revenue streams
  • Maintain and augment our high-quality facilities and technological capabilities
  • Contribute positively to society at all levels (locally, nationally, and internally) through research, teaching and service efforts