Mission, Vision and Values of CSE

Strategic plan draft, Feb. 5, 2024


The College of Science and Engineering facilitates STEM scholarship, training, innovation, and outreach to make a positive impact with and for our people and the communities we serve.


The College of Science and Engineering will be known for fostering an equitable and productive environment that prepares and supports diverse STEM innovators, learners, and leaders who positively impact their local and global communities.


Equity and belonging

Providing learners with an environment that addresses educational barriers and provides a sense of belonging to all students, faculty, staff and alumni. 

Collaboration and community engagement

Having meaningful and productive interactions and partnerships within CSE, with other colleges at CMU, and with the community at large.

Experiential learning

Offering hands-on, integrative experiences, both curricular and co-curricular, for students, faculty, staff and alumni.


Solving problems, generating applications, and extending the boundaries of knowledge in learning, research, and teaching.


Creating an environment where all can improve themselves and their internal and external communities.

Please share your feedback with this goal area below by Friday, February 23, 2024. Comments on which strategies and tactics you like and/or dislike will be most helpful.