Penn State's Mission in 1855

  • Penn State will be an institution for the education of youth in the various branches of science, learning, and practical agriculture
  • Apply scientific principles to farming

Penn State's Mission Today

  • Penn State is a multi-campus land-grant university that improves the lives of people in Pennsylvania, the nation and the world through integrated, high-quality programs in teaching, research and service.

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