Strategic Plan 2010-2015
Leadership and Innovation for the Future: Transforming Opportunities into Reality
The University of Northern Iowa will be nationally known for innovative education, preparing students for success in a rapidly changing, globally competitive, and culturally diverse world.
The University of Northern Iowa provides transformative learning experiences that inspire students to embrace challenge, engage in critical inquiry and creative thought, and contribute to society.
As a university community we are guided by the following core values:
Academic Freedom – freedom of inquiry by students, faculty, and staff
Access– an affordable, inclusive educational environment
Accountability – integrity, responsibility and the highest ethical standards of students, faculty and staff
Community– an ethical, caring, and safe community characterized by civility
Diversity – a welcoming community that celebrates pluralism, multiculturalism, and the unique contributions of each person and group
Engagement – characterized by challenge, transformation, and lifelong learning in a global society
Excellence – in teaching and learning, scholarship and creative work, and service
Sustainability – an attractive, well-maintained campus environment that enhances the living and learning experience with an emphasis on environmental stewardship