Strategic Plan

Mission Statement:

The mission of the School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science at Purdue University Calumet is to provide the scientific, engineering, and mathematical expertise necessary for continuous growth of our students, the university, and the region. The School recognizes its critical role in preparing future leaders and serving as a repository of excellence. To accomplish this, the School:

  • offers students high quality education emphasizing experiential learning and cutting-edge research opportunities;
  • produces internationally recognized research that meets regional and national needs; and
  • provides leadership through community, professional, and industrial outreach.

Thus, the School is a catalyst for intellectual and economic growth of the University and region.


Vision Statement:

The School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science at Purdue University Calumet strives to be the premiere destination for regional, national, and international students interested in a world-class educational experience in a personalized setting. Our students will graduate with the knowledge and experience base necessary to become leaders in their field and to help solve the important problems facing society in the 21st century. Our faculty, through ongoing, innovative research; a continued commitment to professional development; and excellence in teaching, will enhance the international reputation of the university. Together, the faculty, staff, and students will serve as an important catalyst for intellectual and economic growth of the region, nation, and world.

For more information, refer to the full version of the School of EMS’ Strategic Plan (PDF, 117kb).




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