Social, Ethical, and Environmental Responsibility
Build an institution that is socially, ethically, and environmentally responsible.
- Create opportunities for civic engagement and community service with particular emphasis on citizens historically underserved by higher education. Demonstrate through university sponsored initiatives and academic programs a commitment to ethics, inclusiveness and diversity.
- Affirm the university’s public responsibility to play an essential role in building civic relevance and vitality by serving as a stimulus to educational, cultural, environmental, community and economic development in the greater Chicagoland area and beyond.
- Encourage and demonstrate the active pursuit of sustainability and environmental stewardship through university development, organizational responsibility and governmental compliance.
- Integrate sustainability broadly into academic programs, campus operations and student life.