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McMaster University

Bust of William McMaster in entrance of University Hall

University Mission Statement and Vision

University Mission Statement

"At McMaster, our purpose is the discovery, communication, and preservation of knowledge. In our teaching, research, and scholarship, we are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do. We inspire critical thinking, personal growth, and a passion for learning. We serve the social, cultural, and economic needs of our community and our society."

University Vision

"To achieve international distinction for creativity, innovation and excellence."

Hundreds of people work behind the scenes at the University ensuring that it fulfills all of the mandates set down by the mission and the vision.