Mission Educate and inspire individuals to become nurse leaders who act with integrity, discover through scientific methods, promote wellness, and advocate for the best health care experiences of people and communities in a complex and evolving health care environment. In collaboration with our university colleagues and community partners, we are committed to excellence through our teaching, scholarship, practice, and service. Vision To have a global reputation for promoting wellness, and transforming health care through innovative nursing practice, education, and research. Goals Excellence in Education: Student-centered Teaching and Learning Focused on Student Success Leadership in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement Community Engagement and Outreach Recruit, Develop, and Retain an Outstanding and Diverse Faculty and Staff Core Values Integrity - Resolutely adhering to moral, ethical, and professional standards. Inspiration - Encouraging, role-modeling, and mentoring others to pursue their professional dreams. Caring - Acting with compassion and respecting all persons by embracing cultural humility, diversity, and person-centered care. Excellence - Pursuing and achieving goals of the highest caliber. Wellness - Maximizing well-being in different states of health.