The University of Memphis will be recognized as one of America’s great metropolitan
research universities, noted for its comprehensive, innovative academic programs and
for capitalizing on the region and its urban settings in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee
to address the challenges of our global society.
The University of Memphis is a learner-centered metropolitan research university providing
high quality educational experiences while pursuing new knowledge through research,
artistic expression, and interdisciplinary and engaged scholarship. The mission of
the University of Memphis at Lambuth is to advance that mission with an emphasis on
instruction and service to Jackson, TN and the West Tennessee region.