Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Vision Statement for the Academic Area

Eastern Illinois University provides the best undergraduate education of any public university in the state. This tradition of excellence is continued in high-caliber master's and post-baccalaureate programs appropriate for the region it serves. EIU’s strengths are evidenced by a general education program grounded firmly in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, by excellent teacher-preparation programs, and by an array of professional and liberal arts and sciences programs appropriate for the region. Above all, EIU is committed to providing a superior learning environment for all students.