University Mission, Vision and Values

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has adopted the following statements and values as the cornerstone of the university’s dedication to a quality education for everyone.

University Vision Statement

"Central Michigan University, an inclusive community of scholars, is a national leader in higher education inspiring excellence and innovation."

-Adopted by the Board of Trustees, December 6, 2012

Mission Statement

At Central Michigan University, we are a community committed to the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, discovery, and creativity. We provide student-centered education and foster personal and intellectual growth to prepare students for productive careers, meaningful lives, and responsible citizenship in a global society.

-Adopted by the Board of Trustees, December 2, 2010

Core Values

To achieve our mission, we adhere to the core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence and innovation.

-Adopted by the Board of Trustees, December 2, 2010

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