Mission, Vision & Values


The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development promotes our University's mission through the development of faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility.


We support faculty in teaching, mentoring, scholarship, service, and work/life balance to advance the art and science of teaching and learning through our comprehensive facilities and resources, creative and relevant initiatives, and expert staff.


The Center is committed to the University's mission of creating a more just and humane society. In so doing, we value

In addition, we adopt the ethical guidelines of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education to inform our work.

Adopted January 2015
Authored by the Mission Values Program Committee

See also: Previous mission statements | About CAT