Vision

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USC will serve as a leader in urgently aligning human economic and social systems with nature’s life support systems by:

  • Educating future leaders from all walks of life in their chosen field with a problem-solving mindset aligned with human and natural systems, and involving all stakeholders

  • Working across disciplines and with stakeholders to generate innovative research solutions that enable society, the economy, and ecosystems to flourish

  • Aligning university operations with natural systems and their capacities, engaging stakeholder input to efficiently support the mission and strengthen our local communities

  • Engaging our communities at all levels to solve challenges and build a stronger, healthier society, economy, and environment