Institutional Vision, Mission, Core Values

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We engage students, inspire change and enrich community.


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a driving force for achieving excellence by actively engaging students, faculty and staff, embracing diversity and inclusion, inspiring positive change and enriching and sustaining our community.


  • We believe that students are the reason our institution exists.
  • We affirm the essential function of a liberal arts education.
  • We commit to transformational engagement with our community.
  • We nurture a culture of creativity, scholarship and innovation.
  • We embrace diversity and inclusion.
  • We pursue excellence in all that we do.
  • We live integrity and civility.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga