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Mission and Vision Statements

Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement:

Vise Library supports the needs of the Cumberland University community with regard to the education, careers, and personal growth of Cumberland students, faculty, and staff by:

  • facilitating and supporting research at all levels of study;
  • maintaining a diverse collection of print and electronic resources that are credible, scholarly, and current;
  • actively developing and maintaining partnerships with other academic institutions to obtain materials beyond the scope of Vise's collections;
  • providing access to online databases and journals;
  • offering inviting spaces that promote individual and collaborative study; and
  • hosting speakers and visitors from communities beyond the University.


Vision Statement:

Vise Library will support lifelong learning and intellectual integrity with an emphasis on critical thinking, community building, and personal excellence in all aspects of life.