MISSION STATEMENT: A Comparative Analysis Of Universities Around The World

Mission Statement is a topic that I was not explicitly aware of before I heard about it at one of my graduate school courses “Preparing Future Professoriate”. Through this blog I wish to address a few questions that revolve around academic mission statements and mission statements in general: What is a Mission Statement? What does …

Mission Statements of Higher Ed Institutions: Reflection Post

In this post I will be discussing mission statements of two universities, The University of Jordan and the University of Stuttgart. I have attended The University of Jordan for my undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering, therefore, I have a good level of familiarity with the institution. I chose to look into the University of Stuttgart … Continue reading Mission Statements of Higher Ed Institutions: Reflection Post

Mission Statements: Comparison of VT to ECU

Background The mission statements of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (VT) and East Carolina University (ECU) are shown below.  I chose these public schools because I have recent experience with each of them.  Founded in 1872 as an all-male agricultural and engineering college, VT is a major university in the southwest Virginia mountains.  Founded …

Mission Statements

Mission and vision statements outline the history, purpose, and future goals of an institution. Cortés-Sánchez described the mission and vision as distinct statements, where the first is focused on: (1) the existence of the organization, (2) its beliefs, (3) policies that guide decision-making, and (4) the plan for executing its purpose; whereas vision statements also …

Academic Mission Statements

During the six years I lived in Indonesia, I spent nearly as much time immersed in the country’s academic environment as I did studying in the US higher education system. I conducted orangutan behavioral research for several years, and Indonesia required a research counterpart from an Indonesian institution to collaborate on data collection, analyses and …

Academic Mission Statements

During the six years I lived in Indonesia, I spent nearly as much time immersed in the country’s academic environment as I did studying in the US higher education system. I conducted orangutan behavioral research for several years, and Indonesia required a research counterpart from an Indonesian institution to collaborate on data collection, analyses and …