North Carolina State University, founded in 1887 as the state's first land grant college, has a duty to open the doors of education for everyone and is dedicated to excellent teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and engagement with public and private partners. By uniting its strength in science and technology with a commitment to excellence in a comprehensive range of disciplines, NC State promotes an integrated approach to problem-solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world.
The University of New Orleans, which was founded in 1958 as the first fully integrated public university in the South, is committed to providing educational excellence to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. The University is one of the region's foremost public resources, offering a variety of world-class, research-based programs, advancing shared knowledge and adding to the region's industry, culture, and economy.
The University of Indiana, founded in 1820, is dedicated to creating dynamic partnerships with its communities in economic, social, and cultural development and offering leadership in creative solutions for 21st-century problems. UI strives to achieve full diversity and maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.