Mission and Goals

Honors Program Mission and Goals

Mission: The Honors Program at Eastern Oregon University fosters intellectual independence and engagement, innovative teaching and learning, and meaningful community and professional involvement through expanded curricular, extra-curricular, and leadership opportunities beyond traditional university requirements.

Goals: The Honors Program aims to provide an intellectually rich and challenging curriculum for the most highly performing and academically engaged EOU students by:

1. Promoting independent and interdisciplinary inquiry and collaboration among students and faculty;

2. Supporting curricular and pedagogical innovation, encouraging faculty to experiment with a variety of material and classroom methodologies;

3. Recruiting, recognizing, and retaining high-achieving students; and

4. Fostering connections to the community beyond the university.

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