Mission, Vision, Values


The mission of the College of Nursing is to empower students and faculty to meet the healthcare needs of a dynamic and diverse society through nursing research, education, strategic partnerships, and clinical practice.


The College of Nursing will prepare a diverse population of scholarly nurse leaders who will revolutionize healthcare through service, innovation, and excellence in clinical practice.


Integrity – We are committed to the principles of honesty, respect, fairness, and trustworthiness. We are accountable for our actions and adhere to the highest ethical standards in our personal responsibilities and professional obligations.

Diversity – We promote diversity in people and ideas by valuing each person’s unique background, perspective, and experiences. By embracing all aspects of human diversity, we ensure an enriched and vibrant learning community.

Collaboration – We embrace shared decision-making and collaboration among individuals and community partners to achieve common goals. Through synergistic partnerships, we seek to enhance nursing education, clinical practice, research, and service.

Excellence – We are resolute in our commitment to fostering a dynamic and progressive intellectual community focused on the success of our students. With our strong academic programs and exceptional educators, we are committed to high professional standards, scholarship, and continuing education.

Altruism – An unselfish concern for the welfare of others. We strive to demonstrate an unselfish interest in others through caring, compassion, sensitivity and an openness to engage in helping relationships.

Innovation – We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit of inquiry in identifying creative, resourceful, and sustainable solutions to nursing education and health care. Through exploration, we seek innovative ways of acquiring and disseminating knowledge.

College of Nursing

Clow Social Science Center
Room C210
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901