Mission | Values | Strategy
IUPUC strives to be the destination for those who seek a high-quality education and a welcoming, distinctive small university experience that champions diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and belonging and prepares our students to collaborate and contribute in meaningful and significant ways both locally and globally to twenty-first-century communities. Our mission is to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement by offering a distinctive range of bachelor's, master's, and professional degrees.
In pursuing its mission, IUPUC provides for its constituents, excellence in:
- Teaching and Learning
- Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
- Civic Engagement, Locally, Nationally, and Globally
With each of these core activities characterized by:
- Collaboration within and across disciplines and with the community,
- A commitment to ensuring diversity, and
- Pursuit of best practices
IUPUC Value Statement
IUPUC values the commitment of students to learning; of faculty to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service; and of staff to the highest standards of service.
IUPUC recognizes students as partners in learning. We value the opportunities afforded by our location and are committed to learning from and meeting the needs of the communities we serve. Our students, faculty, and staff are involved in the community, providing educational, workforce, and leadership programs, collaborating with a wide array of community and clinical partners, and engaging in context-driven research. As a leader in fostering collaborative relationships, IUPUC values collegiality, cooperation, diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, social justice, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship as well as honesty, integrity, and support for open inquiry and dissemination of findings. IUPUC is committed to the personal and professional development of a diverse campus community of students, faculty, and staff; continuous improvement of its programs and services; and building a strong, welcoming campus community for all.