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The University of Windsor's mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities

The University of Windsor’s mission, a reason for being:
  • Enabling people to make a better world through education, scholarship, research and engagement
The University of Windsor’s vision, what we are trying to create:
  • The University of Windsor is a progressive student-centred University, where the challenges of communities and of a world in transition inform the education we provide, the research we do, and the creative endeavours we pursue
Our values:
  • Commitment to the highest intellectual standards
  • Commitment to the highest standards of human rights and freedoms
  • Commitment to have the student experience be a central consideration in decision-making
  • Commitment to civility and respect for others
  • Commitment to applying teaching, research, and creative activity to issues of importance to the world
  • Commitment to be a responsible steward of people, culture, resources and the environment
Our strategic priorities:
  • Provide an exceptional and supportive undergraduate experience that emphasizes independent learning, interdisciplinary opportunities, flexibility in degree completion pathways, and successful year to year transition
  • Create a more research-intensive university with graduate programs that build on academic and professional strengths
  • Recruit and retain the best faculty and staff
  • Engage the community in partnerships that will strengthen the economy, quality of life, and well-being of the Windsor-Essex region
  • Promote international engagement through student recruitment, student and faculty exchanges, and partnerships that complement our teaching and research strengths