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Transformational Education for All Students

The commitment to strengthening every student’s education by providing transformational experiences and supporting timely graduation with low debt.

Discovery and Innovation for the World

The support for and utilization of all human and technological resources that contribute to solutions for the world’s toughest challenges.

Impact on the state, the nation & the world

The integration of land-grant origins and research prowess with a steadfast commitment to serve the greater good near and far.


Funding Priorities

The sustainable human society of the future depends more on innovation and application of discovery in the geosciences than on any other discipline. The College of Geosciences’ work is essential to solving society’s grand challenges – global climate change, air and water quality, and adequate energy and food supplies. We develop leaders who are at the nexus of policy-making, decision-making, influence, understanding, and leadership–and they are prepared and trained to provide solutions to our most critical issues.

  • Educating geoscientist leaders for the future
  • Identifying solutions for society’s future energy needs
  • Essential expertise in monitoring and modeling the earth
  • Facilities and exceptional learning environments

Lead by Support

With your support, there’s no telling how far our leadership will go. We are closer than ever to our $4 billion goal. Help us continue the momentum and set the example for all by supporting our campaign today.

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