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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The mission of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design is to provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, conduct basic and applied research, engage in other creative and scholarly activities, and perform public outreach and service. Programs are designed to impart knowledge, train future leaders, address critical issues and enrich the lives of the citizens of West Virginia, while protecting the environment in which we live. These programs range from local to international in scope and promote the wise use of natural, renewable, and human resources.

Vision

The vision of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design is to be a highly regarded institution that imparts knowledge, generates new information, anticipates societal needs, provides leadership in solving problems, engages citizens, and improves the quality of life for all people in the State.

Core Values and Principles

The following core values and principles are embraced by faculty and staff of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design. These values guide our teaching, research, and outreach activities and support our Mission: