Message from the Dean

welcomeOn behalf of the graduate faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University, I welcome you to the Graduate School website. Our mission is to provide leadership in all matters relating to graduate education at VCU. In keeping with the university’s mission, the Graduate School strives to create a stimulating environment for teaching, learning, research, creative expression and public service.

Our covenant is to continue to be perceptive to the changing needs of students and society; proactive and flexible in meeting those needs; adaptive to new, emerging technology; focused on scholarship and advanced research; and committed to ensuring the highest quality graduate programs for qualified students of all ages and backgrounds.

You are to be commended for your decision to enroll in advanced study and I wish you every success in the pursuit of your educational goals at VCU.

Sincerely,

F. Douglas Boudinot
Dean of the Graduate School