Mission and Priorities

Our Mission

is to combine the broad institutional perspective and deep local knowledge our unique position affords to: align resources to the teaching and research goals of our units; promote barrier-free collaboration among social science departments and centers; ensure administrative excellence in support of our academic objectives; and foster innovation and diffusion of best practices in administration and academic affairs. We are dedicated to promoting a culture of transparency, equity, and collegiality, and are guided by the belief that diversity is a foundational strength.

Divisional Priorities