SESE aspires to be a world-renowned premier school that bridges related disciplines to tackle the greatest earth science and environmental and social problems facing humankind, where students come to understand the physical and social sciences needed to tackle these problems, where students will be trained as leaders and citizens to challenge the present and enrich the future, and where students are encouraged to pursue life-long intellectual discovery and service to their communities, country, and humankind.

To read the Strategic Plan that guides this vision, download the PDF below.