About Us

Vision, Mission, and Values


The Department of Construction Management will attain prominence as the country’s highest quality construction education program, forging collaborations among disciplines with similar interests and also among industry, alumni, and international partners.


The mission of the Department of Construction Management is to advance the knowledge and practice of construction management for the betterment of society through teaching, applied research, and service to local, national, and global communities.


The following list of core values is at the heart of everything we do and stand for in the Department of Construction Management:

  • Provide the nation’s highest quality construction management education.
    We share a passion for learning, discovery, and serving. We encourage, recognize, and reward innovation, research, teaching, and service. We have high standards for the quality of learning experience we provide for the students we serve. We foster development personally, professionally, and as a department, and we embrace change as an opportunity to better our program.
  • Make a positive difference in the lives of students.
    We are committed to providing our students with the knowledge and tools that will enable them to succeed in their careers and act responsibly and caringly in their personal lives and as global citizens. We are passionate about lifelong learning and we strive to inspire that passion in our students.
  • Be a part of something larger than our individual selves.
    We support the success and well-being of every member of the Construction Management family. We appreciate and celebrate our individual and collective achievements, which strengthen our department, enrich our organizational culture, and make us better educators. We care about our colleagues and our students, and we strive to support them.
  • Exhibit professionalism.
    We value and model integrity, honesty, accountability, and skills that are central to a construction professional. We project a professional image and maintain a professional working environment. We value the autonomy and independent thought and work of each member of the Construction Management family and respect the contributions each person makes. We encourage open communication, teamwork, and cooperation.
  • Care for our environment.
    We care about the communities in which we play a part: campus, local, state, national, and global. Our goal is to promote the social, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability with special emphasis on community, healthy living and human equality.