Mission Statement and Values

Mission Statement and Values

Mission Statement and Values

Mission Statement

The College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning provides a diverse array of education and training opportunities to serve the needs of adult learners in our community and beyond. We are committed to quality educational experiences that prepare graduates for a lifetime of continuous learning and professional success.

Values

Responsiveness and Innovation

We seek to meet the needs of our diverse stakeholders through responsiveness and innovation. We embrace ingenuity and exploration as we develop new and enhanced programs and integrate cutting-edge technology.  

Integrity and Excellence

We strive to represent ourselves honestly and to deliver our services with excellence.

Inclusiveness and Respect

We welcome diversity and believe that all people and organizations should be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion. 

Collaboration and Stewardship

We explore opportunities to engage diverse community and academic partners to create learner-centered experiences that maximize our impact and effectiveness. We believe strong partnerships and responsible stewardship of resources ensure sustainability and growth.