Through exceptional teaching, faculty mentoring and experiential opportunities, we will produce graduates who have the broad intellectual and international perspectives, critical thinking capabilities and creative problem-solving skills to be leaders and contributors to our world.
We will be a premier choice for the most promising graduate students and empower success in their chosen careers by providing outstanding faculty, the best educational programs, extraordinary research opportunities, effective mentoring and a vibrant graduate community.
We will foster faculty innovation and accomplishment in education, research and artistic endeavors, and make additional investments in targeted areas to reach the highest level of achievement and recognition.
We will provide the programs and financial support that attract and enable the success of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students from all backgrounds, and we will build diversity in all aspects among our faculty and staff.
We will significantly elevate our research to advance human knowledge and creativity, and make vital contributions to the betterment of our world.
We will increase our impact and visibility nationally and globally through digital education, global presence and alumni engagement.
We will engage Houston as a focus and partner for research and education, leverage our broad expertise on critical urban issues, and be a driving force in enabling Houston’s success as a 21st-century metropolis.