To position the University as a preeminent global educational institution
To provide the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs of the State University of New York focusing on deep disciplinary knowledge, problem solving, leadership, communication, lifelong learning, and interpersonal skills.
To foster leaders who are able to resolve global challenges creatively and open doors to a new era full of possibilities.
To have a faculty of world-class teacher-scholars who are engaged with and accessible to students and devoted to excellence in teaching.
To carry out research and intellectual endeavors of the highest international standards that advance knowledge.