Vision and Mission

Engagement Mission/Vision


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

Engagement Vision

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.

Engagement Mission

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.
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