Mission, Vision and Values
Our mission is to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service as a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with a wide range of programs from learning assistance through postdoctoral studies.
Our vision is to be a top-tier university that is a destination of choice for education, health care, discovery, creativity, and innovation.
Collegiality – reflected in collaboration, partnership, sense of community, and teamwork.
Compassion – reflected in caring, empathy, and social responsibility.
Excellence – reflected in distinction, effectiveness, efficiency, enthusiasm, passion, and quality.
Inclusivity – reflected in diversity, equality, fairness, impartiality, and respect.
Integrity – reflected in accountability, ethical behavior, honesty, and reliability.
Leadership – reflected in courage, honor, professionalism, transparency, and vision.
We encourage you to save these reminders of all our values. Print and carry with you or post nearby, or download to your computer as wallpaper.
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