Build and nurture a diverse faculty that will demonstrate excellence in teaching,
research, scholarship, creative pursuits, and community engagement.
Student Academic Experience
Provide innovative, inspiring, and effective instruction to undergraduate students
to prepare them for citizenship, future success, and fulfillment in a competitive
Maximize beyond the classroom learning opportunities to broaden and enhance post-graduation
opportunities for undergraduates.
Recruit high caliber graduate students of all backgrounds and provide high quality
educational and state of the art research experiences to prepare them for citizenship,
future success, and fulfillment in a competitive world.
Diversity and Inclusion
Promote diversity throughout all disciplines and in all of our teaching, research
and service endeavors.
Foster an environment that values and is strengthened by the many different backgrounds,
perspectives and experiences that faculty, students and staff bring to our learning
Interdisciplinary Research and Instruction
Expand opportunities for interdisciplinary research and instruction that integrate
a range of critical approaches, tools, and resources into new models of inquiry and
Engage prospective students, parents, alumni and the community at large to improve
recognition of CAS impact at the university, local, national and international level.
Communicate the value of a liberal arts education and promote numerous career options
for liberal arts and sciences majors.
Instructional and Research Space
Identify and seek opportunities to invest in facilities necessary to support the changing
needs and demands of CAS faculty, staff and students.
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.