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Mission Statements


Environmental Studies Program

Environmental Studies is the focus of sustainability education at Ohio University. The program prepares future environmental leaders, advances sustainability literacy, collaborates in teaching and research with faculty across disciplines, and works in partnership with the community, state, region, country, and world.

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is a nationally recognized multidisciplinary professional school that is making major contributions to transformative student learning at Ohio University. Its academic mission is to promote the application of research and knowledge to problem-solving and strategic solutions on a regional, state, national and increasingly global basis, and to serve as a model for innovation and leadership curriculum development and impact learning. This mission is integrated with the applied research, consulting and commercialization activities of both the School and Ohio University.

Ohio University

Ohio University holds as its central purpose the intellectual and personal development of its students. Distinguished by its rich history, diverse campus, international community, and beautiful Appalachian setting, Ohio University is also known for its outstanding faculty of accomplished teachers whose research and creative activity advance knowledge across many disciplines.