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Mission Statement

The mission of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is to offer instruction, conduct research, and provide service to the citizens of New Jersey. The mission of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics is to provide and operate an intercollegiate athletic program that is an integral part of the university. In accordance with the
Rutgers football historyuniversity´┐Żs mission, the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics operates all of its programs in a manner consistent with the pursuit of intellectual inquiry, educational discovery, and academic success. To this end, the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics conducts, supervises, and evaluates a broad-based, comprehensive program of intercollegiate athletic sports and operates an academic support program for student-athletes. The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics supports equitable opportunities for all students and staff including women and minorities in its programs. The intrinsic value to the participant is the primary criterion by which the worth of the program is judged. The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics provides the personnel and program, including community service, that are necessary to enable student-athletes to pursue excellence in developing personal, academic, and athletic skills and, in so doing, supports the university in achieving its mission.


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