Goal I: To provide requisite courses and instruction for all degrees offered.
Goal II: To mold all curricula so as to connect general education with specialized education and theoretical learning with practical learning; and offer the graduate program to enhance practical learning, intellectual skills, and career skills begun at the undergraduate level.
Goal III: To ensure that degree-completion requirements for undergraduate programs include competence in reading, writing, oral communications, fundamental mathematical skills, and the use of technology; and, ensure the development and application of scholarly inquiry in graduate degree requirements.
Goal IV: To evaluate continually the educational offerings of the University in terms of appropriateness, need, and quality.
Goal V: To encourage students to think logically and rationally and to develop problem-solving skills involving the pursuit of scholarly inquiry.
Goal VI: To furnish students in career programs with requisite skills and training for employment in their chosen or related fields.
Goal VII: To provide a qualified faculty who strive toward excellence in teaching.
Goal VIII: To provide a faculty and staff who are committed to the mission of Chowan University.
Goal IX: To encourage and support the faculty in their pursuit of professional development opportunities.
Goal X: To provide students with a strong program of academic advisement and support.
Goal XI: To enhance the student’s total personal development through the provision of opportunities for spiritual and ethical growth.
Goal XII: To provide students with opportunities to develop socially and emotionally through counseling and personal attention.
Goal XIII: To provide a varied program of structured and extracurricular opportunities for the students and for the community at large.
Goal XIV: To provide a variety of educational support services to undergird the educational purposes of the University.
Goal XV: To promote throughout the campus an environment that is conducive to study and learning.
Goal XVI: To provide an atmosphere which promotes community service and involvement.