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Core Documents

Mission Statement

As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

A Vision for the Second Century: President Leebron's 10-point vision for the university.

University Trustees: In keeping with Rice's expanding horizons, in the 1990s the Board of Trustees grew larger and more pluralist. Its 23 members contribute diversified professional experiences and significant national and global influence.

Rice Facts: A complete compendium of statistics and facts about the university.

Publications: A listing of the news and campus publications as well as journal and newsletters from many of the departments and institutes.

Paper Repositories: A listing of the technical papers from the institutes and departments across campus.

Faculty and Scholarly Interests: A compiled listing of the broad research interests of Rice faculty.