Mission & Vision


The mission of the College of Visual and Performing Arts is to:

  • Create an artistic community of practice.
  • Expose others to the creative process.
  • Engage in interdisciplinary and international collaboration.
  • Lead this institution to a position of cultural prominence.


The College of Visual and Performing Arts strives to reveal and harness the creative energy that drives cultural innovation, empowers leadership, and provides the inspiration to devote one’s life to learning and pursuing artistic excellence.