The Department of Biology is an academic unit
within the College of Arts and Sciences whose
three-fold mission includes instruction, research
and extension services...
The primary mission of the Department is to
serve as a center of excellence in the pursuit of
knowledge and careers in the biological
It shall produce outstanding and humane
biologist who can teach, conduct research and
pursue advanced studies in biology and related
It shall prove its relevance to society through
instruction, research, and extension work that
addresses the health, socioeconomic and
environmental concerns of the nation...
The mission shall be achieved by providing
the highest quality of professional education
in the biological sciences. Furthermore, it shall
foster collaboration and linkages with other
institutions, provide competency training for
community service and promote advocacy
concerning national issues...