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University of Minnesota, Crookston

Mission, Vision and Core Values Statements
Campus Organizational Structure

Campus Mission, Vision and Core Values

(Adopted by the Board of Regents, May 2007) The University of Minnesota, Crookston is integral to the University’s statewide land grant mission. The college provides its unique contribution through applied, career-oriented learning programs that combine theory, practice and experimentation in a technologically rich environment. UMC connects its teaching, research and outreach to serve the public good.

(Strategic Positioning Report, November 2006) The University of Minnesota, Crookston is unique in the region, providing access to world renowned teaching and research and serving as a regional hub for:

• undergraduate education leading to a University of Minnesota diploma
• technology applications in higher education
• innovation, entrepreneurism, and regional sustainability
• leadership development
• global and diverse cultural experience

Core Values
INTEGRITY : Practicing honesty, fairness and respect
EXCELLENCE : Supporting quality teaching, research and service
DIVERSITY : Respecting differences in ideas and community
INNOVATION : Promoting discovery through creative and critical thinking
LEARNER CENTERED : Promoting growth and leadership

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Campus Organizational Structure

The Chancellor reports to the University Vice President for System Administration and has senior administrative authority over all campus affairs [see organizational chart]. The Chancellor provides campus leadership, articulates campus goals and needs to central administration, recruits and supervises administrative officers, and oversees the academic, financial, and physical resources of the the campus. The Crookston campus Chancellor’s administrative cabinet includes the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Finance.

The Crookston campus academic structure includes five departments and a listing of programs are listed under each department:

Each department has a Department Head who holds a tenured faculty appointment. Department Heads report to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean. The campus organizational chart provides a general understanding of campus structures. The chart helps the campus community visualize the levels of responsibility and authority.

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