GW Values

What makes GW a unique place to work? Our values and the culture they create. These values are shared by our students, faculty and staff. They serve as a guiding force, shaping our everyday lives on campus and helping to ensure that we make the best decisions for our university community.


Integrity

We are honest and fair in our words and actions.
 

Collaboration

We achieve more by engaging others in shared processes and decision-making.
 

Respect

We value people as individuals and treat them with fairness, compassion and care.
 

Excellence

We achieve distinction through knowledge and innovation.
 

Openness

We are accessible, receptive and share information freely.
 

Diversity

We value and include people from different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives in the pursuit of our common goals.
 

Courage

We encourage risk-taking, learning from failure, and perseverance in our pursuit of excellence.