University's Mission & Values
More than a century ago, seven visionary men looked to the future and founded the Croatan Normal School to spread the ‘gospel of education.’ Today, we honor this distinct history by living out their historic mission of access and affordability to higher education.
Our mission is expressed simply as:
CHANGING LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION.
UNCP believes that we exist to change the lives of our students, faculty/staff and the communities we serve.
Messaging throughout our campus encourages our 6 core values of:
UNC Pembroke is focused and committed to our core mission of CHANGING LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION. To ensure we successfully execute that mission, the Chancellor and Cabinet have developed our BRAVEBook to guide faculty and staff on the implementation of our mission and vision.
BraveNation is centered on the success of our students—they are the reason we are here.