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Mission, Vision, Values

Mission

Through a culture of care and inclusion, in partnership with residential students, we provide well-maintained housing and cultivate supportive, learning-centered communities.

Vision 

We aspire to transform all residential students through a foundation of care and engagement into dynamic leaders and lifelong learners who will make a difference in their communities and throughout the world.

Core Values
  • Caring: 
    • We put the best interests of our students first and demonstrate compassion in our interactions with others.
  • Dedication: 
    • We work hard and take the extra step to get the job done.
  • Inclusiveness: 
    • We seek to give voice to the diversity of the Appalachian community.
  • Innovation: 
    • We think outside the box and constantly seek to improve and stay current.
  • Integrity: 
    • We do what we say we do and make ethical decisions.
  • Learning: 
    • We develop by listening, asking, reading, reflecting, and experimenting.
Division of Student Affairs Tag Line
  • Care: 
    • Our work creates a culture of care that builds a foundation for students to thrive and be resilient.
  • Engage: 
    • Our diverse, student-centered community fosters local-to-global learning, leadership, engagement, and service.
  • Transform: 
    • We transform students into dynamic leaders and lifelong learners who will make a difference in their communities and throughout the world.