Appendix One - Mission Statements
Select Mission of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a comprehensive university whose purpose is to foster the intellectual, personal, and social development of its students. The University provides an academic environment designed to encourage faculty-student interaction and promote excellence in teaching, scholarly activity and public service.
The University provides undergraduate education in a broad range of programs based on a strong general education component emphasizing the liberal arts and sciences, with degrees in arts and sciences, allied health fields, business, education, nursing and other areas which grow clearly from undergraduate strengths and meet identified regional and state needs.
The University provides graduate education, at the masters and specialist levels, in programs which grow clearly from areas of undergraduate strengths and meet identifiable regional and state needs.
The University expects scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the associate and baccalaureate level, its selected graduate programs and its special mission.
The University provides outreach and community service programs which foster the cultural, educational and economic development of the region.
Compiled by Dr. Janice M. Bogstad, Collection Development Librarian, August 12, 1993