Mission and Strategic Plan
Mission: Who we are
At Wayne State University, the mission of the College of Engineering is to:
- Deliver mastery of engineering principles, advanced knowledge of the latest techniques in discipline, and the ability to innovate in a global economy.
- Engage faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in basic & applied research leading to innovative solutions which establish our prominence as a leading research institution in an evolving world.
- Promote entrepreneurship for students & faculty.
Vision: Who we strive to be
The vision of the College of Engineering is to be a premier engineering college known for improving quality of life through education, innovation & entrepreneurship.
The purpose of this plan is to provide a roadmap for efficiently achieving our long term goals and to bring to life the High-Impact Practices of Student Success:
- Experiential learning through co-ops and internships
- Hands-on experience
- Global experience
- Community engagement
- Undergraduate research
While we realize no plan can accurately predict the challenges that lay ahead, the action plans that follow provide a basis for acknowledging what has helped the College to achieve past success and anticipate a path for navigating future opportunities.
The planning period is for the 2012 -2017 academic years.
Full Strategic Plan (2012-2017)