Office of the Chancellor

Dengerink Administration Building at night

Education, Research, Service

WSU Vancouver is led in service to its mission—education, research and service to the community—which is derived from:

  • the land-grant university mission
  • the goals of the Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • the Washington State Legislature

Access to high-quality education

The primary focus of WSU Vancouver is to provide the citizens of Southwest Washington access to high-quality education. We strive to offer degree programs and specific content that contribute to the successful future of the people and businesses that make Southwest Washington their home.

Premier research university

WSU Vancouver is a premier research university with a dynamic, world-class faculty conducting research of regional, national and international impact. The most complex and difficult issues of the modern world are tackled in laboratories and classrooms on our campus. The strength, independence and innovations of university research propels progress—making life better for us all.

Serving the community

Serving the community is of vital importance to WSU Vancouver. The university collaborates with businesses, elected officials, public agencies and community organizations to ensure the continued health of our financial systems, public schools, transportation systems, employment opportunities, healthcare and social services. Together we solve the issues of immediate community concern.

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