We approach our interactions with others from a foundation of care and a concern for the well-being of those around us. We enact this care through compassionate listening and the provision of a safe environment that fosters development and learning.


We acknowledge the infinite variety of life experiences, beliefs, and values of those who come here. With the dignity of each person in mind, we endeavor to meet others where they are in a shared spirit of learning and trust.


We strive for equity and understanding in our work and relationships and we embrace our responsibility to engage in dialogue about perceived injustices in our community and our world.


We are committed to working collaboratively in ways that empower all members of our community. We welcome and accept colleagues and students for their unique gifts and contributions. We celebrate together and acknowledge our common commitment to each of the values stated here.