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Mission | Vision

Ohio University's mission and vision statements encapsulate the University's purpose and its goals. They also play an important role in defining the ties that link all members of our University community.

Mission Statement

Ohio University holds as its central purpose the intellectual and personal development of its students. Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is known as well for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines.

Vision Statement

Ohio University will be the nation's best transformative learning community where students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders.

A PDF of OHIO's "Articles of Academe," which include Ohio University's mission and vision statements as well as a listing of core values and guiding principles, is available here.





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