Mission, Vision, & Values

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UHP Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

The University Honors Program (UHP) enriches the diverse needs of academically high achieving, high potential and socially conscious undergraduates through innovative pedagogy and interdisciplinary opportunities that foster active and collaborative learning, discovery research or creative expression, leadership development, and civic engagement. UHP students are inspired to take intellectual risks, assume campus, community and global leadership roles in a diverse and complex world, become agents of positive social change, and build and pursue inclusive excellence all through critical and close partnerships with faculty, staff and their peers.


Our Vision

Through a small, liberal arts college setting, coupled with the resources and opportunities of a large world-class research university, we offer an enriched multidisciplinary undergraduate education that actively engages critical thinking, affective learning, and interpersonal expression. We encourage personal transformation agency through individual and group awareness, and an ability to critique and provide solutions to systemic issues. We believe that this constructive ethos embodies tomorrow’s leaders.