Mission, Vision, & Values


To empower each individual we serve with knowledge and opportunity to contribute responsibly and creatively to a complex world.


To be the best regional comprehensive university in America.

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CARING: treating students as individuals who matter; extending oneself in support or celebration of another

COLLABORATION: a sense of connectedness to the division and university through working with others for the common good; involving constituents and stakeholders in decision-making and problem-solving

INCLUSION: embracing and respecting the diversity inherent in all people and creating an environment where all students can live, learn and lead meaningful lives regardless of who they are

INTEGRITY: adherence to professional ethics and/or personal principles that makes one's behavior, character and actions beyond reproach