University Mission Statement
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is an 1890 land grant, doctoral/research
institution devoted to student success at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and
professional levels. FAMU enhances the lives of its constituents and empowers communities
through innovative teaching, research, scholarship, partnerships, and public service.
The University continues its rich legacy and historic mission of educating African
Americans and embraces all dimensions of diversity.
University Vision Statement
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) will be recognized as a leading
national public university that is internationally renowned for its competitive graduates,
transformative research, and innovation.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is committed to the values of accountability,
inclusion, innovation, and integrity. The University also values and endorses the
Board of Governors' Statement of Free Expression and expects open-minded and tolerant
civil discourse to take place throughout the campus community. These values represent
the tenets that guide our actions, enable us to sustain our historical mission, and
realize our strategic plan.
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