Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster the understanding and acquisition of literacies toward cultivating a more just, inclusive, and equitable society.

Vision Statement

Our vision is for faculty, students, and alumni to be on the forefront of broadening conceptualizations of literacy teaching and learning, engaging in inquiries through innovative approaches and methodologies, and collaborating with diverse communities in socially transformative ways. Through our collective scholarship, teaching, and service, we seek to hold a pre-eminent place among top tier literacy programs.