1.  A high quality faculty: Hire and retain a highly qualified, diverse and motivated faculty who support and enhance our aspirations for excellence.
  2. Excellence in engineering education: Maintain an innovative and flexible curriculum founded in the fundamentals that emphasizes design and teamwork, and is responsive to the needs of our stakeholders.
  3. Excellence in research and scholarship: Develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized research program in at least three areas of civil engineering solving problems relevant to the national infrastructure and serving the state of Michigan.
  4. Contribute to life-long learning opportunities: To meet the ever-changing technological and scientific needs of practicing engineers, we will provide opportunities for engineers in the region to continue their professional development and will serve as a resource for technology transfer regarding relevant issues related to professional practice.

Civil research group working on project