Indiana Tech: Philosophy

Our Philosophy

Indiana Tech recognizes and adheres to the following core values:

  • Respect: Treating all stakeholders fairly and equitably
  • Commitment: Affirming an unceasing dedication to educating the whole learner
  • Honesty: Demonstrating truthful behavior in an open environment
  • Passion: Possessing a burning desire to fulfill our purpose, mission, and vision
  • Integrity: Behaving consistently with mission and core values

The university's core purpose is to provide career-focused, professional programs of higher education

Mission

Indiana Tech provides learners of all ages with career-focused professional education in the areas of business, computer studies, engineering, and other professional concentrations; prepares them for active participation in the complex, global society of the 21st century; and motivates them toward a life of significance and worth.

Vision

Indiana Tech is dedicated to preparing our students for professional and personal success in the real world. To that end, we are committed to the following:

  • Striving for academic excellence and continuous improvement in all programs
  • Strengthening and building upon Indiana Tech's commitment to relationship-based education
  • Attracting, developing, and retaining dedicated and excellent teachers, staff, and administrators
    who are committed to making a significant difference in the lives of our students and the community
  • Integrating theory and practice through course content combined with real-world experience
  • Expanding the scope of programs offered, thereby giving students more career options
  • Giving each student the support and encouragement needed to stay in school to complete their education
  • Emphasizing ethics and integrity in all that we do
  • Fostering a life of balance among academics, social and cultural activities
  • Increasing the geographic diversity of our student population
  • Providing professional development and life-long learning
  • Evaluating each decision by asking, "Does It Positively Impact Students?" (DIPIS)

Operational imperatives

  • Manage the university's finances in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Maintain a consistent and well-planned budget process and review
  • Sustain a pleasant work environment, one that fosters challenge and productivity
  • Reach our goals through team relationships across all departments
  • Strive to contribute to our local communities in a positive way
  • Beautify the natural aesthetics of our campuses
  • Ensure a drug-free and harassment-free workplace
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