1.02 UNI Mission Statement


To reflect the mission statement of the University of Northern Iowa.  

[The following is from the Iowa Administrative Code Section 681-14.1(1).]

Policy Statement

Statement of university mission. The University of Northern Iowa is a comprehensive public university with the mission to provide the state and region with the highest quality undergraduate education, as well as professional, graduate, and continuing education programs. Along with being a distinguished arts and sciences university, it maintains outstanding professional programs in areas such as education and business. It provides leadership in the preservice and in-service preparation of teachers, administrators and other educational personnel for schools, colleges, and universities. It offers programs and conducts research and community outreach programs to strengthen the educational, social, cultural, and economic development of Iowa and the larger community.

Office of University Counsel, approved September 17, 2014
President’s Cabinet, approved October 6, 2014 
President and Executive Management Team, approved October 13, 2014 
[Last reviewed and/or updated: 1/2024, 10/2014]