Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles

Mission Statement

Teaching Mission: To provide high quality undergraduate and graduate programs in industrial and manufacturing engineering.

Research Mission: To advance knowledge of manufacturing and industrial engineering, strengthen and support industry and enhance teaching.

Service Mission: To participate in faculty governance, in the broader community of the engineering profession and its disciplines and in the land grant mission of the university through engagement in state, regional and national affairs.

Our Vision

To be globally recognized as a dynamic contributor to the development and dissemination of advanced knowledge in the diverse field of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. We will create a nourishing environment that facilitates the growth of individuals through innovative teaching and imaginative research and scholarship.

Guiding Principles

Excellence. We will strive for the highest quality and utility in education, research, service and outreach.

Integrity. We will uphold the highest professional and ethical standards of conduct.

Diversity. We will value differences in people, perspectives and ideas.

Collegiality. We will respect the work of others and strive for collaboration.

Inclusivity. We will continuously seek input from students, faculty, employers and alumni.

Stewardship. We will effectively use resources entrusted to us.


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