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Mission, Vision, and Values


Mission of the Leatherby Libraries

The mission of the Leatherby Libraries is to provide personalized services and relevant collections in support of the curricular, creative, and scholarly needs of the Chapman University community to ensure the development of the information-literate global citizen.

Vision of the Leatherby Libraries

The vision of the Leatherby Libraries is to be a preeminent portal to the world’s knowledge, an intellectual and cultural center of campus, and a distinguished resource for teaching, learning, and scholarship at Chapman University.

Chapman University Values

Chapman University is a learning community dedicated to the following core values that define the university's character and help guide the actions of its members:
  • Value the dignity of every person by treating people with civility and respect;
  • Act with integrity and accept personal responsibility for our actions;
  • Live a life of services to others;
  • Undertake the search for truth and meaning through critical thinking and the never-ending pursuit of knowledge and creative expression;
  • Engage in and promote an atmosphere of open and honest communication with others;
  • Seek a just and caring community that embraces a diversity of ideas and experiences.

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