School Vision and Mission
The Vision of the School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Kentucky is to be a leader in improving the quality of life of individuals and families in Kentucky, the region, and the nation through rigorous academic programs, state-of-the-art research, community-driven extension, and engagement opportunities.
The Mission of the School of Human Environmental Sciences is four-fold:
- Provide quality undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for professional positions serving the growing needs of individuals and families;
- Engage in research and discovery creating knowledge for improved quality of life for individuals and families;
- Enhance life-long learning for the citizens of Kentucky to equip them with the knowledge and skills to improve the quality of life for themselves, their families, and their communities; and
- Expand engagement by the School of Human Environmental Sciences in improving Kentucky families, schools, communities, farms, and businesses.