Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission

To prepare tomorrow's technology leaders and innovators, bridge theory and practice, to conduct research that addresses important social challenges, and to engage with the public and private sector to fulfill the land grant and global university mission.

Our impact will be measured through discoveries that result in technological advances and innovation that contributes to the solution of grand challenges, learning that prepares the 21st century technology professional, and engagement that will advance the economy of the state and nation.

Vision

To change the world through preeminence in the definition and preparation of the 21st century technologist.

Statement of Integrity and Code of Conduct

At Purdue and the College of Technology, integrity is indispensable to our mission. We act with honesty and adhere to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through our personal and professional behavior. We demonstrate our understanding of these values and principles and uphold them in every action and decision. Trust and trustworthiness go hand in hand with how we conduct ourselves, as we sustain a culture that is based upon ethical conduct We expect our actions to be consistent with our words, and our words to be consistent with our intentions. We accept our responsibilities, share leadership in a democratic spirit, and subject ourselves to the highest standards of public trust. We hold ourselves accountable for our words and our actions.
We uphold the highest stands of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equally amidst diversity, preserve the rights of others, and treat all individuals with dignity. To fulfill our goals as a learning community, we insist that the objectives of student learning are not compromised. We treat all students equitably, and our evaluations of learning achievements are impartial and based solely on demonstrated academic performance.

As a land-grant institution, we demonstrate our responsiveness to our constituencies and extend to them access to our knowledge resources. We pledge to make wise use of our resources and to be good stewards of financial, capital, and human resources.