History + Mission
TO SEE AND UNDERSTAND
TO ENVISION AND CREATE
The mission of the College of Architecture and Design is the education of future design professionals. A professional education is characterized by integrity and responsibility and informs by knowledge and orientation.
Our college is brought together to promote and sustain the built and natural environment through the development of design skills and the pursuit of knowledge.
We are committed to the development of individuals with creative imagination, intellectual curiosity, and technical knowledge.
We educate students in design disciplines who can form independent judgments grounded in the broader contexts of intellectual traditions.
The students, faculty and staff of the College of Architecture and Design strive to make the college a community of inquiry, energy, and excellence, integrating research, creative activity, public service, teaching and learning.