A Roger Williams University education is:
Transformative. We are committed to an expansive student-centered experience, characterized by academic rigor, critical thinking, collaboration and community engagement, that enriches students, the University and the broader society.
Engaged. We collaborate with one another and with constituencies outside the University to promote individual learning and to help address community needs.
Experiential. We provide an educational environment that bridges theory and practice, enhancing the ability of students to fulfill their potential and to contribute to society.
Inclusive. We welcome and value all expressions of diversity and identity, actively promote inclusion and prepare students to challenge societal norms and to thrive in a culturally diverse and global society.
Innovative. We are nimble in developing and piloting changes for the continuous improvement of learning, service and all other aspects of University life.