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Policy Manual – University of Maine at Presque Isle Mission Policy

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Section 301.8 University of Maine at Presque Isle Mission Policy

Effective: 9/23/91
Last Revised: 7/15/96; 5/19/14
Responsible Office: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Mission Statement:

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an undergraduate institution in rural Maine that

  • nurtures the intellectual and personal development of students who want to own their learning and use it to better themselves, their communities and the world
  • supports research-based pedagogical techniques and a campus setting to promote deep learning
  • partners with accreditors to set high academic standards for every student and every program
  • embraces technological innovation while preserving the power of personal mentoring
  • connects to our alumni and employers in Aroostook County, the State of Maine, and western New Brunswick to provide real-world work experience prior to graduation and to connect graduates with employment prospects
  • provides educational opportunities for adult and distance learners as well as community members throughout Aroostook County and western New Brunswick
  • stimulates regional economic development and enhances the region’s quality of life through research, public service, and cultural and athletic programming, and
  • promotes environmental sustainability.