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ECU Tomorrow: A Vision for Leadership and Service


To serve as a national model for public service and regional transformation by:
  • Preparing our students to compete and succeed in the global economy and multicultural society,

  • Distinguishing ourselves by the ability to train and prepare leaders,

  • Creating a strong, sustainable future for eastern North Carolina through education, research, innovation, investment, and outreach,

  • Saving lives, curing diseases, and positively transforming health and health care, and

  • Providing cultural enrichment and powerful inspiration as we work to sustain and improve quality of life.

Approved by the UNC Board of Governors – November 13, 2009