Mission

Long Island University's mission is to provide excellence and access in private higher education to those who seek to expand their knowledge and prepare themselves for meaningful, educated lives and for service to their communities and the world.

Vision

To become a nationally recognized, globally engaged, teaching and research university.

1. ADVANCE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE THROUGH INNOVATION

  • Create new and expand existing innovative programs that are competitive and relevant to evolving workforce needs
  • Recruit, develop and retain distinguished faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research and service aligned with the University’s signature priorities
  • Recruit, retain and graduate high achieving national and international students
  • Foster collaboration and support new multidisciplinary research and educational programs to advance excellence and leadership
  • Pursue rigorous and relevant approaches to innovative teaching and learning to include essential literacy; critical and creative thinking; analytic, quantitative, reasoning and communicationskills
  • Increase competitive position in national university rankings
  • Ensure high impact experiential learning opportunities

2. ADVANCE SOLUTIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL FUTURE

  • Support globally focused leadership in the University‚Äôs signature research areas
  • Impact diplomacy and policy as a stakeholder on the global stage
  • Establish a culture of creativity, knowledge development and application
  • Internationalize the LIU educational experience

3. ADVANCE EXCEPTIONAL FISCAL HEALTH AND AGILITY

  • Maintain commitment to a high-quality, affordable education
  • Expand and diversify non-tuition revenue to continue financial prominence
  • Align resource allocation with strategic priorities
  • Double the endowment by 2030

4. ADVANCE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY AND DISTINCTIVE EXPERIENCES

  • Enhance the student experience to maximize success
  • Champion a competitive Division 1 Athletic Program
  • Promote global awareness and culturalcompetency
  • Strengthen student and alumni engagement