The Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development facilitates meaningful collaborations to address state and regional challenges, promote growth, manage change, and build stronger communities.
Our mission is to create partnerships on and off campus to foster engagement and build networks of thought leaders and decision-makers in education, government, arts and culture, non-profit management, and other sectors essential to building a thriving region.
In pursuing our vision and achieving our mission, we value
The university’s public mission
Creativity and collaboration
The power of networks
The experience, expertise, and diverse perspectives of colleagues and partners