Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our mission

To provide leadership and support to Western Michigan University and the Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering to develop motivated graduates in order to advance the global pulp and paper industry.

Our vision

Paper Technology Foundation will be the leading global pulp and paper foundation.

Our values

We act with integrity, accountability and a sense of urgency with our customers and stakeholders.

We maintain

Sustainable relations with our:

  • Alumni
  • Faculty
  • Global industry
  • Members
  • Staff
  • Students
  • University

A global focus to:

  • Promote relationships with international paper schools and organizations.
  • Seek additional international corporate members.
  • Seek and support international students.

Responsible stewardship of our:

  • Assets
  • Contributions
  • Endowments
  • Legacy

Performance goals that include:

  • Continued ABET accreditation.
  • Financials
  • Student enrollment
  • Student graduation

Future focus that:

  • Adapts with flexibility.
  • Engages change.
  • Recognizes and sets trends.