Mission of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music


Approved by the Music Faculty on January 28, 2005


The mission of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is to advance the art of music by preparing students for productive musical careers, broadening intellectual perspectives, fostering artistic, humanitarian and ethical values, and promoting the goal of responsible citizenship through professional and avocational study.


Music faculty and staff are engaged in teaching, performing and creating, research, service, and partnerships that address the needs of a complex and changing world. The eight-campus system provides for the needs of varying and contrasting communities through the study and performance of music, and through programs that form a supportive and inclusive network characterized by excellence and innovation in teaching. Through discovering, integrating, and applying knowledge in a comprehensive and diverse range of bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music provides a dynamic learning environment that fosters artists, scholars, and teachers who will assume leadership roles in a

global society.