Guiding Principles, Vision, Mission, Motto

April 2015

Guiding Principles:

Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing embraces core values of:

  • Benevolence, Care, and Compassion for All
  • Nourishing Student and Faculty Success
  • Celebrating Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
  • Fostering Whole Person Development
  • Collaborating Intentionally as Teachers, Leaders, and Scholar-Practitioners
  • Partnering with Communities for Improved Population Health and Well-Being
  • Reaching out Globally for Engaged Service, Learning, and Scholarship
  • Contributing to Sustainable Advancement of the Discipline, Profession, and Practice of Nursing
  • Cultivating a Dynamic Community of Giving and Learning
  • Advancing Health Equity for All
Vision:

Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing will be a nationally recognized program of preference and distinction, dedicated to improving health and healthcare for all, enacted through transformational nursing education, committed and responsive leadership, and meaningful scholarship.

Mission:

Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is dedicated to…

  • Exemplary and responsive undergraduate, graduate, and continuing nursing education;
  • Engaging clinical and community partners in compassionate care for individuals, families, communities, and the world;
  • Fostering leadership in nursing through committed service, highest quality education, and meaningful scholarship;
  • Advancing the vision and mission of the university through collaborative partnerships that foster innovation and change.
Mottos:

“Developing Nurse Leaders, Transforming Lives and Improving Health for All.”
“Educating Nurses for Lives of thoughtful Inquiry, Service, Leadership, and Care.”

3/6/2015 Strategic Planning Work Group
3/18/2015 SNO discussion
3/31/2015 Strategic Planning Work Group Final Edits
4/15/2015 Approved, SNO Meeting