Assumptions and Beliefs
The academic mission of the institution is preeminent.
Each student is unique.
Each person has worth and dignity.
Bigotry cannot be tolerated.
Feelings affect thinking and learning.
Student involvement enhances learning.
Personal circumstances affect learning.
Out-of-classroom environments affect learning.
A supportive and friendly community life helps students learn.
The freedom to doubt and question must be guaranteed.
Effective citizenship should be taught.
Students are responsible for their own lives.
Source: “A Perspective on Student Affairs” The Student Personnel Point of View, 1987.