Academic Affairs

Colorado School of Mines

Mines Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs is committed to the pursuit of excellence in all of the university’s academic activities.

As chief academic officer of the university, the Provost and Executive Vice President seeks to attract and retain the best faculty and to assist them in offering an outstanding education for Mines students.

Students walking to class on Colorado School of Mines Campus

Mission, Vision and Values

  • Mission: Education and research in engineering and science to solve the world’s challenges related to the Earth, energy and the environment
  • Vision: Mines will be the premier institution, based on the impact of its graduates and research programs, in engineering and science relating to the earth, energy and the environment
  • Values: A student-centered institution focused on education that promotes collaboration, integrity, perseverance, creativity, life-long learning, and a responsibility for developing a better world.