POL-U1000.01 Vision and Mission Statement

Dates and Approval

Effective Date:

June 9, 2006

Approved by:

Board of Trustees

Who does this policy apply to?

This policy applies to all members of the Western Washington University campus community.


Western Washington University is a public comprehensive institution dedicated to serving the people of the state of Washington. Together our students, staff, and faculty are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.

As a community, we uphold certain basic values. These include:

  • Commitment to student success, critical thought, creativity, and sustainability
  • Commitment to equity and justice, and respect for the rights and dignity of others
  • Pursuit of excellence, in an environment characterized by principles of shared governance, academic freedom and effective engagement
  • Integrity, responsibility and accountability in all our work

Read the president website's full vision and mission statement.


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