VISION

The Department of Athletics' Vision is to create and support an environment where student-athletes can achieve athletic success at the University, Regional and National levels, while maintaining a high degree of academic achievement. It is also our goal to nurture loyalty among our graduates through their experiences in athletics.

MISSION

The Department of Athletics' Mission is to provide well-rounded and competitive athletic programs as integral parts of the educational process of the University. We offer equal opportunities for male and female student-athletes to participate in a wide variety of intercollegiate sports programs and adhere to the NCAA Division III rules and philosophy. We monitor the academic progress of our student-athletes and support them in their quest to achieve academic success at the University. We provide services and activities to promote positive health and well-being of all our student athletes and administer our athletic programs in a way that contributes to the personal development of our student-athletes through the whole-person concept by fostering the growth of fair play and amateur competitions, sportsmanship, leadership, self-discipline, personal integrity and social responsibility.

VALUE

In fulfilling our mission, the Department of Athletics will provide a rewarding experience to our student-athletes in a professional and enjoyable environment by displaying respect, integrity and the highest level of ethical standards.