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Mission, Vision, Goals

Our Mission

We are leaders and partners creating an enduring prosperity. Transformation in career and life results from our teaching and research applied to solve problems and create opportunities in the world.

Our Vision

We connect people, ideas and experiences to change lives and the world.

Our Goals

  • Demand-driven growth in high-quality, effective education and research that contribute to economic prosperity, social advancement, and environmental sustainability.
  • The university of choice for relevant applied and professional education providing continuous opportunities to learn and transform lives and careers.
  • A financially sustainable, high-performance organization.
  • A workplace of choice supporting professional and personal success.
  • A university with strong partnerships, responsive to our alumni and the communities we serve.
  • A leader for sustainable stewardship of our historic lands.


One of the things you will notice when you arrive on our campus is that we’re pretty passionate about sustainability. We’ve made a commitment to live and manage our activities in a way that balances social, economic, environmental, and institutional considerations to meet the needs of today without compromising the ability of tomorrow’s generation to meet their own needs.

Learn more about Sustainability at RRU.


RRU is committed to enriching our community through diversity.

Learn more about Diversity at RRU.