Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be recognized for interdisciplinary education and research programs in science and to be a leader in the international academic community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Charles E Schmidt College of Science is:

  • To provide excellence in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary science education for our students,
  • To apply the power of inquiry and discovery to fundamental problems of scientific importance,
  • To find solutions to societal challenges in a culture of research, partnership, and scholarship, and
  • To develop internationally recognized research and instructional programs to meet the needs of the region, the nation, and the global community.