• Goal 1: Create an intellectual climate that encourages the creative exchange of ideas and increases the quality of the professional environment.
  • Goal 2: Commit to excellence in teaching, research, public service and engagement.
  • Goal 3: Position the university to be a national, premier research-intensive, doctoral, science and technology-focused learning institution.
  • Goal 4: Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit that intentionally engages university and community partners to expand economic development and civic engagement.
  • Goal 5: Foster a more diverse and inclusive campus community by promoting cultural awareness and collegiality, and by cultivating respect for diverse people and cultures.
  • Goal 6: Achieve excellence in academic and operational effectiveness and efficiency.