University Strategic Plan
Research at the University of Notre Dame is guided by the University's Strategic Plan, A Legacy Expanded.
Within the University's Strategic Plan, Research and Scholarship are highlighted as one of the University's five goals, including Catholic Character, Undergraduate Education, Stewardship, and External Engagement, that provide a framework for Notre Dame's distinctive mission. Specifically, the goal of Research and Scholarship at the University of Notre Dame is as follows:
Advance human understanding through research, scholarship, and post-baccalaureate programs that seek to heal, unify, and enlighten.
Mission of Notre Dame Research
Within Notre Dame Research, our team of faculty and staff across campus are guided by the following internal mission to:
Grow, strengthen, translate, safeguard, and promote the research enterprise at the University of Notre Dame.