Build trusting relationships with and among academic, corporate, government and global community
partners by adhering to the highest ethical standards; respecting shared governance; supporting worklife balance and equitable policies; demonstrating impartiality, freedom from conflicts of interest and
exceptional stewardship of resources; and engaging in transparent, values-based decision-making.
Nurture a learning community diverse in backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas, free from bias or
discrimination, making education more accessible and producing equitable outcomes. Ensure that
underrepresented and dissenting voices are sought, heard, and integrated into decision-making
processes. Demonstrate respect and caring for others whether in an academic, employment, community,
or global context.
Infuse excellence into every aspect of the University, from the education of students to the application of
research and creative activity, in order to make a positive difference in the world.
Blend immersive educational experiences, research, scholarship, broad partnerships and community
engagement in order to generate agile learners, teachers and solutions that benefit society through
courageous leadership, innovative partnerships and a spirit of collaboration.
Foster responsiveness, flexibility, entrepreneurship and creativity to generate novel, useful and relevant
ideas and solutions that positively transform both individuals and communities.