Our Culture, Our Commitment
At the University of Idaho we recognize that a positive living, learning and working environment is healthy and desirable for everyone, and it is essential to achieving our vision and fulfilling our highest goals.
The University is a place of excellence where the culture reflects trust, respect, fairness, inclusiveness, openness, and consistency. It is supportive and characterized by integrity and accountability.
At the University, employees, processes and organizational goals produce high quality results, where all members of the university community make a meaningful contribution, are recognized, and feel a sense of pride and accomplishment.
The University of Idaho is a learning environment where each individual can reach his or her highest potential and where a spirit of inquiry, understanding, transformational learning and knowledge creation is encouraged through the formal and informal exchange of ideas.
The University is a nurturing place to learn and work, where people are engaged, friendly and helpful. We are committed to ongoing, honest self-examination of our current organization, culture and climate, and to continuous improvement in each these areas.
This statement was articulated by the Strategic Action Plan Goal Four Implementation Team, 2009. This statement reflects our aspiration as we work to foster a university environment that is academically, culturally, fiscally and environmentally sustainable. The goal set forth by the Implementation Team, has been adopted and endorsed by the President of the University of Idaho, M. Duane Nellis.