Washburn University Mission and Vision Statements
University is dedicated to being a premier Midwest regional institution
recognized as a leader in providing a superior student-centered,
teaching-focused learning experience, preparing graduates for success in their
chosen profession and stimulating economic vitality.
University enriches the lives of students by providing opportunities for them
to develop and to realize their intellectual, academic, and professional
potential, leading to becoming productive and responsible citizens. We are
committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly work, quality academic and
professional programs, and high levels of faculty-student interaction. We
develop and engage in relationships to enhance educational experiences and our
Integrity: acting in an honest, fair, and ethical manner creating a culture of trust evident in all University activities and decision making.
- Accountability: being held responsible for academic, programmatic, and fiscal integrity and value while prudently managing the resources entrusted to the University.
- Respect: embracing diversity and treating others collegially with civility, openness, and professionalism in all interactions, activities, and decision making.
- Collaboration: working toward common goals with others in the University and the community while valuing teamwork, participation, and diversity of ideas and perspectives.
- Innovation: encouraging, considering, and supporting development of ideas by fostering individual ingenuity and creativity and creating an environment with opportunities for growth and change.
Approved by the Washburn Board of Regents, April 9, 2010