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Our Vision, Mission and Core Values

The Department’s Vision

To provide a nationally recognized program committed to excellence in undergraduate education.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to provide a nationally recognized student-centered learning environment for the development of principled leaders in the civil and environmental engineering community through a broad-based, rigorous curriculum, emphasizing theoretical and practical engineering concepts, strong professional values, and a disciplined work ethic.

[Latest Revision: Approved August 2010]

Core Values

  • We believe that our students, the staff, and our faculty are our most important resource.
  • We believe that the education, development, and welfare of our students are the primary concerns of the faculty and staff.
  • We believe that the engineering profession is committed to improving the quality of life.
  • We recognize the value of a broad education.
  • We are committed to providing a learning environment that fosters honesty, integrity, and the highest professional and ethica standards.
  • We recognize the importance of preparing our students for leadership roles in the community and the profession.
  • We seek to foster open communications, trusts, and the free exchange of ideas.
  • We believe in the value of human diversity.
  • We promise and require tolerance and mutual respect.
  • We strive for excellence through the pursuit of continuous improvement and believe that change provides opportunity for growth.

[Latest Revision: Approved August 2010]