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Mission and Goals Statement University of Maryland, College Park

Summary: Mission and Goals Statement
University of Maryland, College Park
Approved by the Board of Regents on February 1, 2006
Summary Mission Statement
The University of Maryland, College Park is a public research university, the flagship
campus of the University System of Maryland, and the original 1862 land-grant institution
in the State. It is one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities, an
organization composed of the leading research universities in the United States and Canada.
The University of Maryland is committed to achieving excellence as the State's primary
center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate
students of exceptional ability and promise.
The University creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of the economy and culture of
the State, the region, the nation, and beyond. As the flagship of the University System of
Maryland, the University shares its research, educational, cultural, and technological
strengths with businesses, government, and other educational institutions. The University
advances knowledge, provides outstanding and innovative instruction, and nourishes a
climate of intellectual growth in a broad range of academic disciplines and interdisciplinary
The University counts among its greatest strengths -- and a major component of its
excellence -- the diversity of its faculty, students, and staff. The University of Maryland,


Source: Anisimov, Mikhail - Institute for Physical Science and Technology & Department of Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park


Collections: Physics; Materials Science