Emphasizing academic quality and student success leading to increased retention and degree attainment at all levels.
Inclusive excellence through recruitment, professional development & retention.
Expanding the boundaries of knowledge and creative expression.
Enhancing the educational, economic & cultural vitality of the region.
Carefully aligning resources and budgeting processes to university priorities.
It is time to take a close look at our accomplishments and the remaining goals and aspirations to ensure that the university is positioned to complete Quest in the strongest position possible.
Quest for Distinction embodies VCU’s dedication to advancing knowledge and student success — a dual commitment that is exceptional among research universities.