UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

RESOLUTION #05-06--2



On October 20, 2005, the Senate endorsed the following Mission Statement for the University of Rhode Island:

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND MISSION


The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university. Our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and outreach serve Rhode Island and beyond. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together.  Embracing Rhode Island’s heritage of independent thought, we value: