Rio Grande Mission Statement

Rio Grande’s mission is to maintain rigorous standards in its undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs and to engage students from a wide spectrum of abilities and backgrounds while consistently preparing students for the challenges of living fulfilling lives, reaching career goals, and being responsible citizens in a culturally diverse, global community.

Rio Grande Alumni Association Mission Statement

The University of Rio Grande Alumni Board of Directors seeks to serve in an exemplary fashion the interest and needs of students, alumni, faculty, administration and support staff.  These groups are either currently affiliated with the institution or have been in the past.  The board’s primary purpose will be to promote the University of Rio Grande to all students in a positive fashion and to assist in preserving the academic integrity of the institution by encouraging excellence in the classroom, in the professions, and in all extracurricular activities (including athletics).  The Rio Grande Alumni Board of Directors will promote leadership by example by encouraging continued involvement and by fostering professional relationships among alumni members.  By these means, the board will help to preserve the posterity of the University of Rio Grande.