Office for Faculty Advancement

Faculty Handbook- Vision, Mission & Values



The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities.


The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.


The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values:


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