Charter, Vision, Mission and Values
In 2019, following an extensive visioning process to reimagine CHS as an engine that drives knowledge to action to improve health outcomes, faculty and staff developed the college’s charter, vision, mission and values. Together, these statements provide a common understanding of who we are and what the purpose of our work is now and into the future.
Our charter states why we exist and gives us direction and focus.
Better health outcomes require better solutions.
The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice. We prepare students to address the challenges facing our populations to stay healthy, improve their health and manage chronic disease. We bring people together to improve the health of the communities we serve, reaching them where they live, learn, work and play throughout the lifespan.
Our vision tells us who we aim to be in the future. This is our aspirational objective.
The College of Health Solutions creates leaders who reimagine health and create a better future for people and communities on a local and global scale.
Our mission states what we are focused on now. It describes the reason for our work.
The College of Health Solutions translates health research and discovery into practice and prepares tomorrow’s leaders to address the challenges facing people and communities to stay healthy, improve their health and manage chronic disease.
Our core values demonstrate what we believe in. These values offer direction for our behavior and culture, and guide our decision-making.
We are lifelong learners who move evidence into practice.
Collaboration and teamwork
We work together toward a common goal of improving health outcomes.
Equity and inclusion
We maximize opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and perspectives.
Agility and accountability
We adapt to change efficiently, are reliable and are willing to take risks.
Integrity and honesty
We lead by example with strong ethics.
Health and respect
We enable the health and well-being of our communities, students, faculty and staff.