NSU models integrity through ethical and intellectual behaviors and practices by advancing honesty, human dignity, and accountability.
NSU engages in collaboration through partnerships to create learning opportunities and promote educational and economic success.
NSU advances creativity through exploration, innovation, critical inquiry, and intellectual freedom.
NSU inspires leadership through its commitment to prepare and serve others.
NSU pursues excellence by continually improving individually and as a community.
NSU advocates communication through the free flow of information and ideas.
NSU values diversity and empowerment by promoting the rights of individuals and equal access to educational and enrichment experiences, respecting cultural differences, and ensuring equal opportunity.