Policy STUA-DS-009

Responsible University Administrator:

Vice President for Student Affairs

Responsible Officer:Dean of Students
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:02/05/13
Next Review Date:02/05/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:STUA-DS-009
Status:Effective

 

THE CREED AT SOUTHERN MISS

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Policy Statement


The University of Southern Mississippi has established a creed.

Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the Southern Miss Creed.

Who Needs to Know This Policy


All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.

Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-ds-009

Definitions


  

Policy/Procedures


I belong to a community of scholars at The University of Southern Mississippi.

I will demonstrate integrity and determination in all academic pursuits.

I will appreciate the value of differences among people, customs and view points and oppose hatred, bigotry and bias toward others.

I will exhibit behavior and choose language that demonstrates respect for fellow members of the Southern Miss community.

I will respect others by honoring their rights, privacy and belongings.

I will value human dignity in my academic, social and employment settings.

I commit to exhibiting civil behavior, demonstrating responsible citizenry, and doing my part to achieve a positive and secure living and learning environment for all.

Review


The Dean of Students is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 


Forms/Instructions


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website

02/05/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.