Mission, Vision, Values


 To build a stronger Denver and a better world


Through instructional and research excellence we develop inclusive, ethical, and innovative leaders who will advance economic and social vitality


In fulfilling our vision and mission we must adhere to our core values:

  • Excellence—We are dedicated to exceptional teaching, research, and service.
  • Accountable—We must meet our obligations and be accountable to others. 
  • Inclusiveness and Diversity—We have an inclusive culture and welcome diversity.
  • Respect and Integrity—We value what others offer and act with honesty and mutual trust.
  • Engaged—We foster and strengthen partnerships with our constituencies that support productive exchanges of knowledge and skills to the benefit of our students, faculty and business community.
  • Knowledge and Innovation—We are passionate about advancing and disseminating business knowledge through our research and teaching and promoting innovation in our programs and services.