Wright State University is proud to be at the nexus of discovery and innovation. At our core is a set of values that drive our priorities and decision making.
People – we are committed to the success of students, faculty and staff. We provide an inclusive academic environment for people with a diverse range of abilities and educational backgrounds; ethnic and cultural heritages; family experiences and economic means; physical and learning differences; geographically mobile and place bound circumstances; and career and life aspirations.
Learning – we are responsible for sharing a wealth of knowledge, enabling discovery, fostering innovation and supporting scholarship in its many forms to better serve our regional, national and global communities. As a learning-centered university, we fulfill responsibilities most effectively when students are engaged throughout the process of discovery. Freedom of academic inquiry and expression are the foundations of knowledge and discovery.
Partnerships – we are catalysts for transforming lives and the communities we serve. Through collaborations and partnerships with businesses, educators, agencies and organizations we will achieve our goals of regional development, cross-cultural cooperation, entrepreneurial advancement and improved global relations.
Relationships – the success of each individual strengthens our community. We promise to maintain high ethical standards in all of our relationships and operations through open communication, trust, professionalism, and a collaborative spirit. We recognize the inherent value and promise of each individual and welcome all who seek transform their lives.
Sustainability – the necessity of preserving our planet compels us to weigh the impact of our decisions, both short-term and long-term. Additionally, prudent financial management supports the sustainability of our operations. Furthermore, the pursuit of knowledge is sustainable, and our programs will maintain their relevance, only if we continually invest in the infrastructure to support research and creative endeavors.