Portrait of a Graduate
CRITICAL THINKERS & PROBLEM SOLVERS
View problems, looking for both bigger picture connections and more detailed distinctions, to gain insights that will inform solutions. Regularly pursue additional information and evidence to refine understandings.
CREATORS & INNOVATORS
Demonstrate originality, imagination, and new ways of thinking about ideas. Transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, and relationships to develop new and meaningful interpretations. Translate new ideas into viable solutions that have value to others.
FLEXIBLE, ADAPTABLE & RESILIENT LEARNERS
Demonstrate agility in thoughts and actions, and persist in overcoming barriers despite criticism and setbacks. Recognize and navigate diverse views to reach individual and collective goals.
PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS
Display personal integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior. Act responsibly in the best interests of themselves, their families, and the larger community.
GLOBALLY AWARE CITIZENS
Embrace personal, civic, local, and global responsibilities for making the world a better place. Understanding that addressing societal challenges often requires comprehending complex issues, varying perspectives, and compromise.
Articulate and understand thoughts and ideas effectively by oral, written, and nonverbal means. Convey thoughts and ideas for a variety of purposes (e.g., to inform, instruct, motivate, persuade, and connect with others).