We value each member of the College community for his or her individual and unique talents and applaud all efforts to enhance the quality of campus life. We recognize that each individual's effort is vital to achieving the goals of the College.
We value the cultural diversity of the College of Veterinary Medicine because it enriches our lives and the College. We celebrate diversity and support showing respect for all cultures, by both individuals and the College as a whole.
We are a College that strives to adapt responsibly to cultural differences among the faculty, staff, students, and community.
We commit ourselves to create and maintain a community in which all students, staff, faculty and administrators can work together in an atmosphere free from discrimination, and to respond appropriately to all acts of discrimination.
We affirm the right to freedom of expression at the College of Veterinary Medicine. We promote open expression of our individuality and our diversity within the bounds of courtesy, sensitivity, confidentiality, and respect.
We affirm the value of honesty and integrity. We will operate with honesty in all professional endeavors and expect the same from our colleagues.
We are committed to the highest standards of civility and decency toward all. We are committed to promoting and supporting a community where all people can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of abusive or demeaning treatment.
We are committed to the enforcement of policies that promote the fulfillment of these principles.