CLAS Dean's Office Statement of Purpose and Values
Administrative Faculty and Professional Staff in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are united in a desire to create an inclusive, student-focused, and purposeful work environment. Dean’s Office personnel approach projects and everyday tasks with a solution-oriented mindset, supporting our students, colleagues, and campus community members through the following characteristics:
Dedication: Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the institution and its people, focused on a deep level of “servingness” aligned with the CLAS vision, mission, and guiding principles.
Collaboration: Bring together a collection of individuals with varied talents and perspectives to analyze issues, solve complex problems, and improve operational systems.
Knowledge & Expertise: Utilize life and career experiences to reveal solutions and pathways, while encouraging continuous improvement, efficiencies, and a growth mindset.
Creativity: Explore unique approaches to problem-solving and work tasks empowered with the freedom of experimentation and testing the limits of capacity.