Vision and Goals

In an effort to achieve its overall aspiration of becoming a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic mission and an unsurpassed undergraduate education, the University of Notre Dame strives to meet five institutional goals:

  1. Offer an unsurpassed undergraduate education
  2. Become a preeminent research university
  3. Ensure that the University’€™s Catholic character informs all its endeavors
  4. Create a sustainable culture of continuous improvement and service excellence to support the University’€™s mission
  5. Communicate strategically to internal and external constituents