Mission and Vision
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.
The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities.
The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values:
- Mutual respect and human dignity
- Diversity and inclusion
- Academic freedom
- Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability
- Shared governance
- A sense of community
- Work-life sensitivity
- Civic engagement
- Social responsibility