A statement on teaching philosophy and its implementation


My perspective on what constitutes excellence in academe is identified in my mission statement and key educational objectives. The mission statement summarizes my personal philosophy regarding education. The key objectives represent several fundamental components of the mission statement.  These are followed by my teaching aspirations and initiatives for improving courses and involving students in research.

Mission Statement.  My mission is to establish a quality research program while maintaining the highest standards of education. My mission slogan is ‘magis,’ or ‘the pursuit of perfection’ in both teaching and research.

Educational Objectives. During my academic career, I intend to: