Mission, Vision & Values

We educate a diverse student body for leadership in the global hospitality industry through experiential and lifelong learning, and we advance the field of hospitality management through innovation, excellence in teaching, applied research, and service to our communities.

Our vision is to be a world-class college for shaping future hospitality leaders.

‣ We Pursue Academic Excellence

We pursue academic excellence through student centered experiential and life-long learning, relevant applied scholarship, and service to our communities.

 We Inspire Student Success

We inspire student success by providing intensive industry engagement, quality academic experiences and advising support, and a vibrant hospitality culture.

 We Embrace Diversity

Our student, faculty, and staff diversity across multiple dimensions is deeply valued and respected.

 We Partner with the Hospitality Industry

We partner with industry and alumni through mutually beneficial and meaningful relationships to provide well-prepared future hospitality leaders.

 We Practice Collegiality and Ethics

We ensure a collegial and ethical environment in which faculty, staff, and students can thrive.