GLOBAL MINISTRIES UNIVERSITY
VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT AND CODE OF ETHICS
VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
Global Ministries University (GMU) is an interfaith and international online graduate school offering affordable courses, certificates, and graduate degrees in ministry, theology, interreligious studies, ethics, and peace studies. We celebrate our Christian roots in the values of Vatican II ecumenism and outreach; as such, we affirm our historic and continuing commitment to interreligious dialogue by honoring the sacred in all religions and spiritual traditions. GMU equips people from a variety of faiths and denominations to lead and minister with integrity, competence, and professionalism. We embrace inclusivity, the equality of persons and cultures, and openness toward diverse theological perspectives.
CODE OF ETHICS/ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
The Code of Ethics reflects the fundamental values that underlie educational delivery at Global Ministries University and defines our commitment to excellence which is integral to the life of the Global Ministries University student and the development of distance learning as an effective means of study.
WE VALUE academic freedom for faculty and students that promotes intellectual growth and encourages open and honest expression, honest inquiry, respect of discovery, creative thinking, development of thinking, self motivation, and diversity.
WE VALUE equal representation to intellectual, professional information; work ethic regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical condition, mental state, sexual preference, marital status, or nationality; the encouragement of rights to others and the right to privacy and confidentiality.
WE VALUE human achievement in all forms and appreciation of all cultural traditions; the opportunity for cultural growth and artistic creativity.
WE VALUE mutual respect, honesty, justice, and fairness.