School of Art + Art History

Mission and Values

Mission Statement:

The School of Art + Art History nurtures a culture of critical inquiry in our scholarly and creative work. Our educational mission is to empower each student with knowledge, skills, and insight to engage thoughtfully with our changing world.

Values Statement:

We believe in community and transformation. We aspire to be courageous, generous, and engaged.

  • Community: We foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community through mutual respect and acceptance.
  • Transformation: We pursue positive transformation and impact through education, research, and creative works.
  • ‚ÄčCourage: We ask challenging questions, take risks, and strive for excellence.
  • Generosity: We assume the best in others and enable a culture where everyone can flourish.
  • Engagement: We believe the diverse contributions of art, design, and scholarship are critical to our community and beyond.

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