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Mission Statements

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The University of New Mexico’s Mission Statement
The mission of the University of New Mexico is to serve as New Mexico’s flagship institution of higher learning through demonstrated and growing excellence in teaching, research, patient care and community service.

UNM’s ongoing commitment to these cornerstones of purpose serves to:

  • Educate and encourage students to develop the values, habits of mind, knowledge and skills that they need to be enlightened citizens, contribute to the state and national economies, and lead satisfying lives.
  • Discover and disseminate new knowledge and creative endeavors that will enhance the overall well-being of society.
  • Deliver health care of the highest quality to all who depend on us to keep them healthy or restore them to wellness.
  • Actively support social, cultural and economic development in our communities to enhance the quality of life for all New Mexicans.

Mission of UNM Athletics
UNM Athletics maintains a standard of excellence academically, competitively, and socially within our community, with an unwavering commitment to our student-athletes who we empower to reach their fullest potential.

Vision Statement
UNM athletics will elevate its national reputation by being competitive in all pursuits, creating a best-in-class student-athlete experience, and ensuring we have a significant impact in our community.

Core Values
Integrity – We will always do the right thing in our daily lives, in our work, in our studies and in competition.
Accountability – We hold ourselves and each other to the highest of standards.
Excellence – We have an unwavering commitment to being the best that we can be in all that we do.
Leadership – We are leaders in or community, in the classroom, and in competition.  We take seriously our inherent responsibility to represent the University of New Mexico.
Resilience – We put everything we have into all that we do and when faced with obstacles, we persevere.
Respect – We respect each other and our community and honor a culture rooted in inclusivity and equity.