Mission, Vision and IED


Mission Statement


Mission Statement

To provide foundational support for all aspects of the land-grant mission of Auburn University through (1) impactful courses and curricula, (2) forefront research that advances the mathematical, physical, and life sciences, and (3) outreach and service programs that improve the lives of citizens of Alabama, the nation, and the world.

Job Applicant


Job Applicant Inclusion Statement

The College of Sciences and Mathematics is committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. Describe how your past and/or potential contributions in teaching, research, and/or service will serve to advance COSAM’s mission of creating an inclusive environment. This could include your perspectives on the following:

  • A statement that illustrates an understanding of and commitment to inclusive excellence, equity, and diverse voices in STEM fields.
  • Examples of experiences that demonstrate a commitment to fostering the success of historically excluded groups in STEM (students, staff, and/or peers) and supporting diverse perspectives in the classroom, lab, campus, and/or community.
  • Future plans for continuing to advance inclusive excellence, equity, and diversity in research, teaching, and service.

Vision Statement


Vision Statement

COSAM will achieve this mission through programs that are recognized for their excellence and admired for their innovative design and spirit.

Inclusion, Equity
and Diversity


Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Statement

COSAM is committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. COSAM’s Office of Inclusion, Equity and Diversity provides resources to enhance awareness and appreciation of cultural and individual diversity, promote community, and prepare students to have a global impact in STEM. View COSAM's OIED Strategic Plan.