Mission, Vision & Values


We create a positive environment by treating all people with mutual respect and sensitivity, recognizing the importance of their contributions and diversity.


We accept responsibility for our actions.


We foster trust by acting with honesty, integrity, and openness.


We build community through dialogue by sharing and respecting our diversity of opinions, views, and expertise.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

We recognize the rapidly increasing diversity of America and of higher education, and are committed to promoting an educational environment that values, respects, and reflects a global view of diversity.