Mission and Guiding Principles

Johnson & Wales University ... an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.

In support of our mission and recognizing the importance of preserving our unique student-centered culture, we are guided by the following principles:

  • Undertake continuous improvement and planning for a sustainable future.
  • Foster an evidence-based teaching and learning environment.
  • Support faculty scholarship to advance our status as a teaching and learning institution.
  • Maximize student potential by enriching our academic programs with experiential and work-integrated learning.
  • Value our faculty and staff.
  • Embrace diversity for a richly inclusive community.
  • Practice ethical citizenship in all aspects of university life.
  • Act as a good steward of our resources to support the needs of our students, faculty and staff.