Mission and Goals
Led by outstanding faculty and professional staff, the °®°®Ö±²¥ conducts innovative scholarship, creative activity and basic and translational research, and delivers a world-class educational experience promoting the success of our talented and diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As a public metropolitan research university, °®°®Ö±²¥, in partnership with our communities, serves the people of Florida, the nation, and the world by fostering intellectual inquiry and outcomes that positively shape the future - regionally, nationally and globally.
Goal 1: Student Success at °®°®Ö±²¥ and beyond
To promote the success of well-educated, highly skilled, and adaptable alums who, as lifelong learners, lead enriched lives, contribute to the democratic process, function as engaged community citizens, and thus thrive in a dynamic global market.
Goal 2: Faculty excellence in research and innovation
To conduct high-impact research and innovation to advance frontiers of knowledge, solve global problems, and improve lives.
Goal 3: Partnerships and engagement with local, national, and global impact
To be a major social and economic engine creating robust global, national, and regional partnerships to build a prosperous and sustainable future for our regional communities and the state of Florida.
Goal 4: A diverse and inclusive community for learning and discovery
To provide a safe, inclusive, and vibrant community for learning, discovery, creative activities, and transformative experiences enabled through adaptive design of physical, social, and digital environments.
Goal 5: A strong, sustainable, and adaptable financial base
To practice continuous visionary planning and sound stewardship throughout °®°®Ö±²¥ to ensure a strong and sustainable financial base and adapt proactively to emerging opportunities in a dynamic environment.