President Bill Ruud's Welcome to UNI Graduate Students
Welcome to the Panther family graduate students! We are pleased that you have chosen to pursue your graduate education at UNI. The growth you will experience from the pursuit of higher levels of academic attainment is transformational, and the rewards of your achievement will be countless.
UNI offers outstanding graduate programs in education, business, the natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and the social and behavioral sciences. We place a high value on graduate education that encourages a diversity of ideas and increases students’ depth of intellectual inquiry and discovery. You will experience intensive research opportunities, teaching experiences and scholarly writing as you study in conjunction with our accomplished faculty.
We are proud of the rigor and integrity of our graduate programs. As a graduate student, you will contribute academic vitality to the campus community. You are integral to the intellectual vigor on campus, and I encourage you to broaden your capacity for knowledge and exploration. I personally wish you the greatest success in all of your academic endeavors.
Purple for life!