About us

Our Mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the society. The mission is to:

  • Advance the community of learning by engaging in scientific research, humanistic scholarship, and artistic creation;
  • Prepare the next generations of skilled and ethical professionals by providing a high quality educational experience to students in a diverse learning environment—to compete in a diverse world market;
  • Promote the values and institutions of democracy, protecting the environment, and conserving natural resources; that prepare students to lead lives of personal integrity and civic responsibility in a global society;
  • Promote a campus environment that welcomes and honors women and men of all castes, creeds, and cultures and an atmosphere that values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom;