Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

The College of Education, Health, and Society fosters critically engaged leaders prepared to take on
complex and interdisciplinary challenges through transdisciplinary problem-solving that seeks equity and justice in our changing global society.

Our Mission

The mission of the College of Education, Health, and Society is to prepare critically engaged and
transformative leaders. The College prioritizes socially just outcomes, hands-on and applied learning, interdisciplinary thinking, rigorous research, and innovation. Through excellence in research, teaching, and service, EHS prepares graduates to generate knowledge, educate, serve, and promote health and well-being in diverse and global settings in order to respond to the complex problems societies face.

Our Values

These values guide our behaviors, priorities, decision-making and focus.
  • We endeavor to align our policy and practice with principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • We practice critical introspection in order to examine, confront, and expand our understanding and implementation of anti-oppressive teaching, research, and service.
  • We cultivate community-engaged interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations.
  • We promote the health and well-being of individuals, groups, and communities.
  • We embrace global perspectives.
  • We strive to foster a culture of inquiry, exploration, and innovation.