Definition of Mission Statement Core Values

Integrity: A steadfast adherence to the principles of honesty, trustworthiness, reliability, transparency, and accountability.
Respect: Consideration of the rights, opinions, and ideas of others in a civil, fair, and thoughtful manner.
Compassion: Empathy, concern and support for the needs and challenges of others.
Inclusiveness: Conducting the activities of the university in a way that embraces shared governance, inspires tolerance, and welcomes diversity into our community.
Social Responsibility: Fostering citizenship to promote the public good, environmental sustainability, global understanding, and informed political engagement.
Excellence: Expectation that all activities are conducted with attention to quality and the highest levels of academic and professional standards.
Innovation: Supporting progressive and meaningful research, creative activity, and teaching, Addressing challenges and issues from multiple perspectives to solve problems and advance knowledge.