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School of Art + Art History

Mission and Values

Mission Statement:

The School of Art and Art History nurtures a culture of critical inquiry in our scholarly and creative work. We empower each individual 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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