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