The following vision statement was approved by the University Senate and the Council of Trustees in December 2013:
Indiana University of Pennsylvania is
a community where teaching, research, and service empower students
become innovative leaders
while enhancing communities throughout the world. Remaining true to its
traditions, IUP assesses society’s needs and opportunities and meets them.
Students are hardworking, ready to learn, and come from diverse cultures, places, and backgrounds. Energetic, dedicated, and diverse staff and faculty members
welcome them to a personal, vibrant college home. Students participate in many intentional
and interconnected learning experiences
in their studies, in their
lives, and in the world.
Professors are active scholars and teachers in their disciplines
to expand their impact. They engage students in carefully designed open-ended, hands-on experiences to reinforce and enrich what students
learn in the classroom. Professors use technology to enhance student learning and augment the face-to-face and peer-learning experiences
that are the foundation of excellent education.
Alumni say their
student experience was the best preparation for
work and life. They continue to find joy in the bonds they built as students and the new connections they make with faculty and staff members, students, and other
alumni. They are proud and they choose to invest in IUP's future.
IUP and the communities it serves
work together to build a strong society and robust economy. IUP uses partnerships
to connect community members, students, faculty and staff members, and alumni, building a commitment to their
Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a leading public,
doctoral/research university, strongly committed to undergraduate and
graduate instruction, scholarship, and public service.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania engages students as learners and
leaders in an intellectually challenging, culturally enriched, and
contemporarily diverse environment.
Inspired by a dedicated faculty and staff, students become productive
national and world citizens who exceed expectations personally and
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