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The SIUE Plan: Guiding Statements


The SIUE Mission

In a Mission Statement an organization tells its publics why it exists.  The following mission statement was proposed by SIUE in May 2013 and approved by the SIU Board of Trustees in September 2013, replacing an earlier version

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a student-centered educational community dedicated to communicating, expanding and integrating knowledge. In a spirit of collaboration enriched by diverse ideas, our comprehensive and unique array of undergraduate and graduate programs develops professionals, scholars and leaders who shape a changing world.