Our core values will guide our daily operations, interactions, and decisions:

  • Ethics
    We expect our daily operations and interactions with the students and the community to be driven by the highest standards of honesty, fairness, respect, and professional
    and scholarly ethics.
  • Intellectual Excellence
    We value intellectual freedom, engagement, critical thinking, creativity, and integrity
    in all endeavors.
  • Academic Excellence
    We value high-quality education provided via a curriculum that is designed to meet
    the career and academic needs of our community.
  • Continuous Improvement
    We value and are committed to continuous improvement by assessing student learning outcomes, program effectiveness, and our decision-making processes. We use the results of these assessments to pursue improvements in our courses, programs, practices, and student outcomes.
  • Diversity
    We embrace all aspects of human diversity and are committed to providing a learning community that is supportive, safe, and welcoming.
  • Student Focuses
    We are committed to fostering the professional and personal growth of all students, which is the primary focus of institution decisions and activities.
  • Community
    We value and are committed to strengthening and enriching the quality of life of each member of the community by providing access to education and success in their chosen endeavors.
  • Collaboration
    We value and are committed to cross-disciplinary collaboration and working closely with students and local employers. The commitment defines the practices of the faculty, administration, staff, and external partners.