The Television-Radio Department recognizes that media professions are increasingly global in focus. To that end, the department has created the following mission statement that helps to guide planning in student and faculty recruitment and overall curriculum development:
- The Television-Radio Department is committed to recruiting and educating a diverse student body.
- The Television-Radio Department strives to provide an educational experience that reflects diverse perspectives in a broad sense.
- The Television-Radio Department seeks to build a faculty of top scholars and highly skilled and creative professionals from diverse backgrounds to enhance the educational mission of the Department and Ithaca College.