Institutional Core Values

University of Maryland Eastern Shore


Learning and Leadership – Strategies for Student Success and Global Competence

Institutional Core Values

  • Providing high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the challenges of America and other global societies.
  • Affirming its role as the State’s 1890 land-grant institution by providing to citizens opportunities and access that will enhance their lives and enable them to develop intellectually, economically, socially, and culturally.
  • Demonstrating shared-governance through recognition of the viewpoints that all members of the university community contribute to the institution.
  • Appreciating diversity in its student body, faculty, staff and administration through commitment to tolerance, freedom of expression, and celebration of other cultures.
  • Adhering to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, trust and integrity in both personal and professional behavior.
  • Promoting student-centeredness as the heart of the enterprise.
  • Focusing on character development through learning and leadership experiences.

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