Vision Statement

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will:

  • Be the university of choice for Alaska scholars
  • Offer distinctive opportunities in undergraduate and graduate education that take advantage of our location in the Far North
  • Provide excellent educational services at the point of need for Alaska Native and rural populations
  • Spearhead integrated research, emphasizing our complex high latitude physical, biological and social systems
  • Link research discoveries with teaching, service and community engagement
  • Create innovative collaborations with communities, businesses and governments that meet state, national and global needs
  • Demonstrate ways in which gender, racial and cultural diversity strengthen the university and society