"To prepare students for service and leadership that is focused on solving complex problems facing society."
This mission is achieved through:
- Exemplary teaching, offered by a faculty that inspires a commitment to learning and research, grounded in the college's disciplines of study, that informs issues of importance to the academy and the community;
- Meaningful service to society, the academic disciplines, and the college, expressed in various outreach activities that serve the region while strengthening our teaching as well as scholarly and creative capacities.
Our commitment to focused excellence includes developing and delivering programs with primary emphases in sustaining excellence in mining & GeoSciences, Information Technology, business & Economics and Social Sciences, all of which shape the core curriculum and give meaning to the concept of a flagship college in the region.