The institution acts with integrity; its conduct is ethical and responsible.
The institution establishes and follows policies and processes to ensure fair and ethical behavior on the part of its governing board, administration, faculty and staff.
The institution presents itself clearly and completely to its students and to the public.
The governing board of the institution is autonomous to make decisions in the best interest of the institution in compliance with board policies and to ensure the institution’s integrity.
The institution is committed to academic freedom and freedom of expression in the pursuit of truth in teaching and learning.
The institution’s policies and procedures call for responsible acquisition, discovery and application of knowledge by its faculty, staff and students.