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About Student Life

Our mission is students

Through an engagement with the liberal arts, Transylvania University prepares its students for a humane and fulfilling personal and public life by cultivating independent thinking, open-mindedness, creative expression and commitment to lifelong learning and social responsibility in a diverse world.

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VISION
  • Comprehensive and value-driven co-curricular and extra-curriculum that is student-centered in a dynamic learning environment where high expectations are set and communicated
  • Engaged learners that cultivate lifetime connections
  • Building campus and community through collaboration
  • Unparalleled outcomes
VALUES
  • Leadership: We actively listen and continually strive to provide vital solutions, counsel and advocacy for students.
  • Richness of Diversity: We seek and incorporate difference perspectives and experiences to drive innovation and impact.
  • Student-Centered: We use this as our driving force in all decisions.
  • Communication: We commit to an environment of openness to build trust and make timely decisions.
  • Collaboration: We work together, based on mutual respect, to lead and serve our stakeholders.
  • Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and results to add value every day.
  • Integrity: We adhere to the highest moral and ethical behavior.

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