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Strategic Plan

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Physics and Astronomy is to serve the local community, the citizens of Indiana, the United States, and the world through discoveries that expand knowledge in the field of Physics and Astronomy. We facilitate this mission through leadership in research and conveyance of this knowledge to our students in an excellent learning environment. Our knowledge is widely shared to enhance the public’s understanding of Physics and Astronomy through engagement. We share our skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm with diverse communities beyond the University through community outreach, support of K-12 education and commercialization. We carry out this mission in accordance with the principles of inclusion, equity and diversity.

Our Vision

The vision of the Department of Physics and Astronomy is to advance its national and international reputation for both the quality of its undergraduate and graduate instruction and its diverse and innovative research programs.

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2018 12:18 PM

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