Our Mission, Values and Vision
As part of our strategic planning process for 2013-2020, Iowa State's College of Design has adopted the following mission, values and vision statements.
Our mission is to:
Educate students to become successful designers, planners, artists and scholars who enhance human experience and improve the natural, social and built environment. Serve as a resource for Iowa and beyond through research, creative endeavors, extension and outreach.
Innovation, curiosity, collaboration, open exchange of ideas, diverse perspectives, environmental and social responsibility.
Our vision for the future:
Faculty, staff, students, alumni and partners will be leaders who imagine and respond to challenges and opportunities in a sustainable manner using innovative, interdisciplinary approaches and technologies.
This vision will be accomplished through progress on eight interrelated goals:
In the college's action plan for 2014-2016, we have identified tactics that will be used to achieve and measure progress toward these goals.
Download a complete copy of the strategic plan for 2013-2020 and action plan for 2014-2016.