Engagement Mission/Vision


The engagement mission/vision statement aligns with the 
vision, mission, values and goals of The Ohio State University. 


The Ohio State University will be a recognized community-engaged institution by solving societal challenges through its meaningful partnerships with the people and institutions of Ohio, the nation, and the world.


As an engaged university, we are dedicated to:

  • Integrating meaningful partnerships as a framework for engagement to foster a university-wide culture of collaboration and engaged scholarship;
  • Fostering a climate of trust, respect, transparency and inclusivity to deepen meaningful partnerships  among the university and its communities;
  • Providing an environment that encourages students, faculty and staff to examine diverse issues with community partners;
  • Recognizing engaged scholarship in the promotion and tenure process, and in faculty and staff annual reviews, to enhance the institution’s academic excellence;
  • Providing students with community-engaged experiences to prepare them to be engaged citizens and leaders – both as students and as alumni.

Download a printable version of Ohio State's Engagement Mission/Vision document.