Institutional Core Values


  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore


    Learning and Leadership - Strategies for Student Success and Global Competence

    Institutional Core Values

    • Providing high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the challenges of America and other global societies.
    • Affirming its role as the State’s 1890 land-grant institution by providing to citizens opportunities and access that will enhance their lives and enable them to develop intellectually, economically, socially, and culturally.
    • Demonstrating shared-governance through recognition of the viewpoints that all members of the university community contribute to the institution.
    • Appreciating diversity in its student body, faculty, staff and administration through commitment to tolerance, freedom of expression, and celebration of other cultures.
    • Adhering to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, trust and integrity in both personal and professional behavior.
    • Promoting student-centeredness as the heart of the enterprise.
    • Focusing on character development through learning and leadership experiences.