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Vision, Mission, & Values


The vision of the College of Nursing is to develop solutions for the most important nursing challenges pertaining to human health and health equity in our communities through education, scholarship, practice and service.


The mission of the College of Nursing is to provide exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service and leadership that improve state, national and global health. The college’s efforts focus on the scholarship of nursing education, research, practice and policy to inform and lead in the delivery and analysis of nursing and health care. 


The following five core values serve as guiding principles:
  • Academic Excellence
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Respect

Learn about our goals, strategies and metrics in the 2017 Strategic Plan [PDF].