Mission & Vision

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The Graduate School embodies the Chancellor’s graduate education vision to maintain UWM’s status as a top-tier doctoral research university that is the best place to learn and work for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and graduate faculty.

We will accomplish this through:

  • Active recruitment of diverse graduate students with full guidance from entrance to graduation.
  • Competitive financial support for graduate assistants and fellows.
  • Enriched portfolio for graduate programs with growing recognition in the nation and world.
  • Efficient and effective administrative support for all graduate students, staff, faculty, governance and administrators.
  • Established graduate advocacy, development, marketing and alumni relations.