Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

Mission

Our mission is to develop and lead international activities to support TRU’s economic sustainability and provide TRU students, faculty, and staff with opportunities for global engagement – including opportunities for global learning, research, teaching, and professional development. 

Vision

We are:

  • A proactive and innovative unit connected to other units on campus to serve student learning and TRU’s strategic priorities
  • A partner in the development of globally minded  graduates
  • A driving force for the global engagement  of TRU communities
  • A Social Enterprise recognized abroad and at home for  positive impact in international education

Values

We believe in:

  • Student engagement and success
    • Supporting excellence; high quality curricular and extra-curricular education; and career success.
  • Global mindedness
    • Knowledge of history, events, and global issues
    • Capacity for intercultural communication, cultural self-awareness, flexibility, adaptability, and working with multiple perspectives
    • Appreciation of diversity, empathy, openness, concern for the world, for the environment, and for social issues
  • Recognizing potential
    • The growth of individuals, entrepreneurial spirit, expertise and global/local community development
  •  Collaboration
    • Inclusiveness, respect, honesty, transparency, trust, and openness
  • Principles of Social Enterprise
    • As an integral part of our revenue generating mandate – social, cultural, and/or environmental outcomes
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