Our Guiding Principles

Campus Flowers - Guiding Principles

To support a flexible work environment, the following principles will guide our discussions and practices surrounding flexible work. 

Commitment to Excellence

The University’s mission and key initiatives will guide decisions about flexible work options. 

Inclusivity & Connectivity

Creating a culture of inclusivity and connectivity is critical to building a collaborative, innovative work environment. We will closely monitor the impact of a flexible work environment on our community culture and partner with faculty and staff to create opportunities for collaboration and increased engagement across the institution. 


We will communicate with our employees clearly, frequently, and honestly. 

Training & Support

Provide guidance and development opportunities to strengthen our ability to evolve and operate in a flexible work environment. 

Forward Thinking

We will maintain a forward-thinking lens that is flexible and adaptable, understanding that policies and practices may change to respond to the business needs of the University. On both an individual and organizational level, we will monitor our progress and be prepared to make changes using data, best practices, and good judgment.