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Mission, Vision and Values

Mission, Vision and Values

Moving Case Western Reserve forward.

Our mission: Case Western Reserve University improves people's lives through preeminent research, education and creative endeavor.

Our vision: We aspire to be recognized internationally as an institution that imagines and influences the future.

Our core values:

  • Academic excellence and impact
  • Inclusiveness and diversity
  • Integrity and transparency
  • Effective stewardship

To learn more about our efforts, visit

Strategic Plan

The university’s 2013-18 strategic plan, Think Beyond the Possible, expresses our mission, vision and values.