Our values guide our behaviors and how we interact with others, and establish expectations for ensuring a supportive, productive, and professional workplace.
We champion success, persevere in the face of setbacks, overcome challenges, recognize accomplishments, and promote goal setting, problem solving, and continuous improvement.
We exemplify ethical behavior and value all people.
We embrace the diversity that makes us better and stronger, and foster an inclusive community, which is vital to our educational mission.
We pursue fairness, promote respect, and maintain integrity.
We value truth and promote resiliency.
We seek new methods and practices to enhance our teaching, and we encourage our students’ curiosity and learning.
We promote critical and novel thinking in our research and professional development activities, which produces innovative and useful knowledge.
We continuously search for new and better processes and procedures to effectively serve our institution, our community, and our State.
We consider collegiality a cornerstone of effective teaching and developing a productive and rewarding academe.
We value shared responsibility for creating a positive and productive environment, supportive of every member of our community.
We value a culture of academic freedom and tolerance for different modes of expression to promote cooperation and collaboration within our programs, college, and university.
We pursue opportunities to engage with colleagues and celebrate each other’s successes.
We promote a culture of service in which faculty, staff, and students use their gifts, talents, and abilities to advance the well-being of all.
We pursue collaborative partnerships between our internal and external stakeholders to impact and promote life-long learning, research, and community engagement.
We foster student success through relationship-oriented advising and mentoring.