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The Baruch College Faculty Handbook

Mission Statements

Last updated on 3/28/18

The Mission of Baruch College

Baruch College of the City University of New York remains dedicated to being a catalyst for the social, cultural, and financial mobility of a diverse student body, reflective of its historical mission. Baruch College educates men and women for leadership roles in business, civic and cultural affairs, and academia. It offers rigorous baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs to qualified students who seek careers in business, public affairs, and the arts and sciences. Integrating professional education with the arts and sciences for undergraduates, Baruch College's faculty cultivates its students’ analytical ability, critical thinking, cultural awareness, and ethical sensibility. The College’s graduate programs focus on professional preparation that enables students to become leaders and innovators in their fields. The faculty’s contributions to knowledge reflect a commitment to teaching, research, scholarship, public policy, and artistic creativity. Through executive education, continuing studies programs, and public events, Baruch engages the larger civic and international community that includes its supportive alumni, extending the College’s visibility and nurturing its global reputation.


The Mission Statement of the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

The Mission Statement of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

The Mission Statement of the Zicklin School of Business

WSAS Departmental Statements
- Black and Hispanic Studies
- Communication Studies
- English
- Fine and Performing Arts
- History
- Mathematics
- Modern Languages
- Natural Sciences
- Philosophy
- Political Science
- Psychology
- Sociology and Anthropology

ZSB Departmental Statements
- Accountancy
- Economics and Finance
- Law
- Management
- Marketing
- Real Estate
- Statistics/CIS

A link to the Mission Statement of the William and Anita Newman Library (Spring 1998) may be found on the About the Library website.