USU Department of Art and Design Mission Statement:
We are a community of professionals and students committed to excellence in visual art, design and scholarship. We cultivate artistic and scholarly work that engages in innovative problem solving and critical thinking. Rigor, skill, inquiry, and innovation stand at the core of our values.
We support and embrace the mission and goals of the Caine College of the Arts by
- · Recruiting, supporting and graduating exceptional students;
- · Embracing diversity in all its forms;
- · Attracting and retaining an outstanding faculty;
- · Providing high quality arts education and experiences;
- · Serving, enriching and engaging the community.
In concert with the mission of Utah State University, we also are also dedicated to
- · Enhancing the University’s reputation for learning, discovery and engagement;
- · Infusing new energy into graduate programs;
- · Nurturing and promoting a culture of international engagement;
- · Communicating our success to the world;
- · Supporting the University’s central proposition that academics come first.