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Vision Statement


Roosevelt University will recruit, retain and graduate a diverse population of students who are academically prepared to benefit from the University experience and to become responsible citizens in a global society.

Roosevelt University will attract, develop, and retain dedicated, excellent teachers, scholars, artists and professionals from diverse backgrounds whose work gives them visibility beyond the classroom and who are committed to making a significant difference in the lives of their students and the community.

Roosevelt University will earn national recognition for its distinctive metropolitan focus and its rigorous, innovative curricula in the liberal arts and sciences, the performing arts, and select professional degree programs.

Roosevelt University will foster and support a visible network of action-oriented learning experiences for students and alumni as part of its historic commitment to social justice.

Roosevelt University will be a vibrant living and learning community both during the day and in the evening, and will link the academic and service resources of its multiple locations through the effective use of personnel, facilities and state-of-the-art technology.

Roosevelt University will act as a catalyst in the community through strategic alliances.