Core Values

IU East students talking in front of Springwood Hall

Indiana University is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity. In pursuing all aspects of the university’s mission, the members of the Indiana University community are dedicated to advancing these core values:

    • Excellence and innovation
    • Discovery and the search for truth
    • Diversity of community and ideas
    • Respect for the dignity of others
    • Academic and personal integrity
    • Academic freedom
    • Sustainability, stewardship, and accountability for the natural, human, and economic resources and relationships entrusted to IU
    • Sharing knowledge in a learning environment
    • Application of knowledge and discovery to advance the quality of life and economy of the state, the region, and the world
    • Service as an institution of higher learning to Indiana, the nation, and the world.

Board of Trustees, 2014
(adapted from The Principles of Ethical Conduct, 2013)