Ensure that IU’s schools and programs provide an education of the highest quality appropriate to their campus and school missions and are recognized for their excellence through national and international peer comparisons.
- The best academic programs. Provide an excellent, rigorous, contemporary education through an extensive range of undergraduate and graduate academic and professional programs and degrees that meet the needs of Indiana, the nation, and the world.
- Educating outstanding students. Attract academically outstanding, promising students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds throughout Indiana, the nation, and the world.
- Academic success and completion. Enhance undergraduate student learning and success through university-wide efforts to address retention and graduation issues in a systematic, sustained fashion.
- High quality student life. Enhance and expand the quality of student life through an environment that vigorously supports and sustains academic, service, and athletic achievements at the highest and most competitive levels and that is culturally rich, diverse, and inclusive.
- Access and affordability for Hoosiers. Ensure that an IU education remains geographically, programmatically, and financially accessible for all qualified students.
- Innovative teaching. Adopt innovative modes of teaching and learning that improve the educational attainments of students.
For almost two centuries Indiana University has been educating Hoosiers, and students from across the nation and around the world, at the highest levels of quality. For all of the many things a premier public research university like IU does, students are its reason for being, and student success is at the core of its mission. University faculties assure that the education received by students in their classrooms is relevant, comprehensive, and conveyed so as to stimulate the imagination and the quest for deeper inquiry. The university is committed to creating the best possible environment for learning and student success in the classroom on all its campuses and in the community, and to providing the environment and infrastructure that best allows students to experience and learn from the world’s accumulated scholarship and creative works.