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Mission Statement 

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a division of the Office of Academic Affairs, supports the professional development of those who teach and learn at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Our goals - to promote engagement in courses, on campus, and in the community - enhance the University as we align our activities, services, and consultations with the campus goals to promote excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The Center's mission and goals are reviewed annually and revised to be congruent with current campus initiatives. Our goals directly support four areas of focus:

  1. Enhance the quality and delivery of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education
  2. Recruit and retain an outstanding and diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional student body
  3. Build the quality of research, scholarship, and artistic/creative activity
  4. Enhance civic engagement for the economic and social benefit of the region

These goals are reflected in the most recent update of the CTL's goals which are to: