Our Vision & Mission


The Department of Geography’s mission is to provide its students with educational experiences of the highest quality and to conduct vital research that produces valuable publications. The department is committed to outstanding teaching and scholarly activities within the framework of academic freedom and diversity of ideas. The Department of Geography is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and to serving our communities, from local to global.


To lead the development of academic, educational, and research directions of human and natural systems, Urban and Rural Problems and geospatial information science, harnessing the integrative nature of geographic science to answer fundamental questions of global importance.