Vision and Mission Statement
As a cornerstone of the university’s land grant mission, and Idaho’s
only comprehensive natural resources and conservation college, we will
offer innovative educational opportunities and undertake natural and
social science research to sustain ecosystems and their goods and
services for the people of Idaho and beyond.
Our research endeavors will foster the integration of scientific disciplines and provide viable options and solutions for a sustainable society in a dynamic world. Our research will make a difference on state, regional and global scales to enlighten society, advance prosperity, support decision making and inform public policy. We will educate present and future natural resource professionals to make informed decisions for a prosperous and sustainable future. Our graduates will be equipped with a global perspective for ethical service and leadership to succeed in diverse ecological, economic and cultural environments.
We will invest in our college’s people, programs and facilities to achieve high quality, distinctive and significant outcomes. Our college community and environment will reflect our commitment to collegiality, critical thinking and mutual respect. We will celebrate individual achievements and embrace a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. We will accomplish our mission through strategic and collaborative decisions.
The products and outcomes of our mission and vision will be new
knowledge, technological innovation and leadership for the
understanding and stewardship of natural resources.
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources is committed to disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs that integrate ecological, social and natural resource science and management systems. Our research, education and outreach sustains people and the land through innovative science, technology and leadership.