Mission, Vision and Values


To advance the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, and populations through innovative nursing education, evidence-informed professional practice, and collaborative research and scholarship.


The Faculty of Nursing is recognized globally for its exceptional, socially responsible nursing professionals and transformative research that inspires change and advances equitable health care. 


  • Respect:  We create a supportive, inclusive, and safe environment; foster respect for diverse experiences; and build relationships characterized by kindness, compassion, and empathy. 
  • Innovation:  We inspire creativity and critical inquiry and lead the generation of knowledge to advance nursing practice, health equity, and system transformation.
  • Professionalism:  We are committed to collaborative leadership and mentorship in the pursuit of knowledge and ethical, transparent, and resiliency-informed professional practice. 
  • Learner-centeredness:  We provide exceptional learner-centered experiences and supports that inspire graduates to embrace and lead change in professional practice.
  • Community engagement:  We engage in meaningful relationships with our students, campus, and community partners to advance education, practice, research, and scholarship in a dynamic healthcare landscape.