Oregon Statutes - Chapter 351 - Higher Education Generally - Section 351.009 - Mission of higher education.

The Legislative Assembly declares that the mission of all higher education in Oregon is to:

(1) Enable students to extend prior educational experiences in order to reach their full potential as participating and contributing citizens by helping them develop scientific, professional and technological expertise, together with heightened intellectual, cultural and humane sensitivities and a sense of purpose.

(2) Create, collect, evaluate, store and pass on the body of knowledge necessary to educate future generations.

(3) Provide appropriate instructional, research and public service programs to enrich the cultural life of Oregon and to support and maintain a healthy state economy. [1993 c.240 §5]


(State Board)

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