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Mission Statement

A third element of the UMD Strategic Planning process involved revising the mission statement that describes the fundamental purpose of the UMD campus.

Goal: An updated mission statement of a sentence or brief paragraph that captures the essence of the current fundamental purpose of the UMD campus.

Process (target completion date):

Approved mission statement:

The University of Minnesota Duluth integrates liberal education, research, creative activity, and public engagement and prepares students to thrive as lifelong learners and globally engaged citizens.

How you can contribute now: Review the mission statement above and make comments on the UMD Strategic Planning blog or by sending an e-mail to

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An updated mission statement describes the fundamental purpose of the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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