University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

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The Mission of Queen's University

Approved by Senate January 25, 1996

The mission of Queen's University has been articulated in a number of different forms and formats over the past decade. In all of the presentations, the key elements have remained constant:

The University will build on the strength that is Queen's - students, faculty, staff and alumni - to be among the best of internationally known universities in Canada, recognized for:

  • the exceptional quality of undergraduate and graduate students and programs in the arts, sciences and professions;

  • the intellectual power and value of research and scholarship by faculty members and students;

  • the exemplary service of the University and that of its graduates to the community and the nation and the community of nations.