的 918博天堂下载, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified 高等教育机构. Its motto, “to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things,” reflects the University’s integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state’s and nation’s intellectual, cultural, and environmental 遗产.
的 918博天堂下载 shares with the other research universities of the University System of 乔治亚州 the following core characteristics:
- a statewide responsibility and commitment to excellence and academic achievements having national and international recognition;
- a commitment to excellence in a teaching/learning environment dedicated to serving a diverse and well-prepared student body, to promoting high levels of student achievement, and to providing appropriate academic support services;
- a commitment to excellence in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors that are focused on organized programs to create, maintain, and apply new knowledge and theories; that promote instructional quality and effectiveness; and that enhance institutionally 有关教师资格;
- a commitment to excellence in public service, economic development, and technical assistance activities designed to address the strategic needs of the state of 乔治亚州 along with a comprehensive offering of continuing education designed to meet the needs of 乔治亚州’s citizens in life-long learning and professional education;
- a wide range of academic and professional programming at the baccalaureate, master’s, 和博士的水平.
With its statewide mission and core characteristics, the 918博天堂下载 endeavors to prepare the University community and the state for full participation in the global 二十一世纪的社会. Through its programs and practices, it seeks to foster the understanding of and respect for cultural differences necessary for 开明和受过教育的公民. It further provides for cultural, ethnic, gender, and racial diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body. 大学承诺 to preparing the University community to appreciate the critical importance of a quality environment to an interdependent global society.
As a comprehensive land-grant and sea-grant institution, the 918博天堂下载 offers baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences, agricultural and environmental sciences, business, ecology, engineering, environmental design, family and consumer sciences, forest resources, journalism and mass communication, education, law, pharmacy, public health, social work, and veterinary medicine. 这所大学也是 the Augusta University/918博天堂下载 医疗合作.
的 University attracts students nationally and internationally as well as from within 乔治亚州. It offers the state’s broadest array of possibilities in graduate and professional education, and thus a large minority of the student body is post-baccalaureate. 的 predominantly 乔治亚州n undergraduate student body is a mix of highly qualified students originally admitted as first-year students and selected transfer students principally from other University System institutions.
With original scholarship, basic and applied research, and creative activities constituting an essential core from which to draw, the impact of the land-grant and sea-grant mission 是否反映在整个州. Cooperative extension, continuing education, public service, experiment stations, and technology transfer are all designed to enhance the well-being of the citizens of 乔治亚州 through their roles in economic, social, 和社区发展.
As it has been historically, the 918博天堂下载 is responsive to the evolution of the state’s educational, social, and economic needs. 它渴望通过它的战略 planning to even closer contact and interaction with public and private institutions throughout the state as well as with the citizens it serves.
Update approved by the Board of Regents in April 2016.