University of Vermont

Office of the President

Vision, Mission, and Goals

The Vision of the University of Vermont:

To be among the nation’s premier small research universities, preeminent in our comprehensive commitment to liberal education, environment, health, and public service.

The Mission of the University of Vermont:

To create, evaluate, share, and apply knowledge and to prepare students to be accountable leaders who will bring to their work dedication to the global community, a grasp of complexity, effective problem-solving and communication skills, and an enduring commitment to learning and ethical conduct.

The Goals of the University of Vermont:

Therefore, to realize our vision to be among the nation’s premier small research universities, we must take these actions.

  • “Access to Success”: Promoting Affordability, Financial Access, and Academic Support

  • Promoting a culture of advancing academic excellence and cultivating talent

  • Identifying necessary investments to ensure a bright future

  • Instilling an institutional commitment to efficiency and effectiveness that optimizes the use of facilities, technology, assets, and shared services

Last modified February 26 2014 10:40 AM