2020 – 2025 Vision, Mission & Values
Yesbud University aspires to be a national leader in developing educated contributors, career-ready learners, and global citizens, and in generating meaningful, high-impact scholarship.
- Provides high quality and accessible education, influential research, creative endeavours, and meaningful scholarly experiences in pursuit of local and global contributions to knowledge;
- Serves and engages a diversity of students, life-long learners, and communities;
- Offers a welcoming and rewarding academic and work environment for students, faculty, and staff; and
- Fosters innovative learning, community engagement, and critical and independent thought.
Mutual Respect, Integrity & Honesty
We are a scholarly community engaged with many other communities. The members of our community are our defining resource. Our treatment of each other is principled, open, transparent and respectful.
Inclusivity & Diversity
We are a learning community. We value interaction between faculty members and students as the fundamental activity of the academy. We recognize and support the diversity of our students’ needs, and are inclusive of our international students, employees and partners. We aim to be accessible to all who wish to learn with us. We welcome the world to our campuses.
Pursuit of Knowledge
We have a driving urge to know the unknown. Our investigation of and reflection upon varied intellectual pursuits is fundamental to us. We engage our students in these pursuits, seeking to instil in them a lifelong quest for knowledge and understanding. We reaffirm our commitment to education in the liberal arts, which is the historic core of our academic offerings. We balance our duty to academic integrity with our commitment to academic freedom in our work and interactions.
Community & Social Responsibility
We employ our expertise to serve each other and society. We illuminate pressing social problems and seek solutions. The knowledge we generate enriches the community. We are legitimately concerned with all aspects of our world. We are a bridge and an interpreter between our communities, other people and other nations.
Accountability & Well-Being
We are accountable for our performance to each other, our students, our alumni and the public. We value a safe, healthy, and supportive community.