Mission, Values, and Goals
The Faculty of the Department of Nursing at Salisbury University
actively engages undergraduate and graduate students in the
development of the knowledge, skills and values integral to
excellence in professional nursing practice.
To be academically and professionally recognized as an
outstanding nursing program that has substantial impact on
health care in the region.
Excellence: Achieve the best possible outcomes in all that we
Accountability: Be responsible for our actions, the effects
of those actions, and fidelity to follow-up.
Commitment: Use our knowledge, skills and talents in the
interest of the common good.
Respect: Honor the uniqueness of each person, appreciating
the differences among them.
1.0 Provide science-based education to
undergraduate and graduate students.
1.1 Educate baccalaureate students to
assume entry-level roles as registered nurses.
1.2 Provide baccalaureate degree
completion for registered nurses.
1.3 Educate master’s students to assume
advanced nursing roles.
1.4 Foster an interactive educational
1.5 Recruit exceptional and diverse
faculty to provide high quality education.
1.6 Retain excellent and experienced
faculty to educate students
2.0 Participate actively in the regional
health care community.
2.1 Expand the knowledge base through
faculty scholarship, leadership, and practice.
2.2 Maintain collaboration with area
health care agencies and educational institutions.
2.3 Serve as a resource for the
Approved by NFO April 13, 2007