Key Priorities

A student uses a pipette in a Purdue Agricultural and Biological Engineering laboratory.

Based on our Mission, Vision, Goals and Strategic Initiatives, the defining aspects of the College of Agriculture premised at the Big Picture level are:

  • We are "global" in our identity.
  • We make education available to all in the contemporary spirit of a land-grant university.
  • We nurture our people — faculty, staff and students — for success, and we champion diversity, equity and inclusive excellence in all that we do.
  • We prepare graduates with comprehensive and transformational education with outstanding experiential learning.
  • We address global challenges in food, life and natural resources by research and problem-solving with modern and novel science and technology.
  • We engage with local-to-global communities in our service to people, and we focus on community-driven Extension programs.

Given these premises of this Big Picture, the Key Priority Actions that will guide the College in moving forward during the next five years are:

  • Think "big" in the global context for key initiatives advancing the College's impact on the world.
  • Invest in and empower people — faculty, staff and students — with incentives and infrastructure support to make a difference locally, nationally and globally.
  • Promote diversity, equity and inclusion with a celebrated culture of inclusive excellence.
  • Enhance student access, retention and success toward rewarding careers and fulfillment of life.
  • Expand transformational learning opportunities for increased student participation.

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