Mission, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine is to provide teaching, research and public engagement programs that benefit the animals, people and environment of the State of Illinois, nation and world, through the promotion of animal health, alleviation of animal suffering, efficient and responsible animal production, conservation of animal and broader ecological resources, and protection of public health. The college is dedicated to educating veterinary and graduate students, post-graduate veterinarians, and the public; discovering, applying, and disseminating comparative biomedical knowledge and technology; and providing outreach to the veterinary medical profession and public.