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Mission, Vision and Values


The College of Education and Human Sciences enhances human potential and well-being through the integration of:

  • Exemplary student-centered undergraduate and graduate education that prepares tomorrow’s professionals;
  • Discovery and scholarship that is nationally and internationally recognized for addressing human and community needs; and
  • Engagement with individuals, families, schools, and communities that transforms knowledge and discovery into meaningful impacts.


The College of Education and Human Sciences will be a prominent leader in learning, discovery, and engagement within a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and responsiveness.

Core Values

  • Academic rigor and excellence
  • Honesty, integrity, civility, and ethics
  • Human potential, quality of life, and growth
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Creativity, innovation, and advancement
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative, productivity, and accountability
  • Sustainability and social responsibility
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration and leadership
  • Life-long learning and research/evidence-based teaching
  • Global awareness and diversity