Purpose, Vision, Mission, & Values


Purpose Statement

The purpose of the UTLC is to advance student learning by empowering faculty to pursue effective pedagogy and teaching praxis.

Vision Statement

The vision of the UTLC is for all UNCG constituents to be curious, thoughtful, and reflective learners.

Mission Statement

The mission of the UTLC is to promote, support, and enhance high-impact teaching, learning, and mentoring practices across all stages of an academic career.

Core Values

The core values of the UTLC are: Collaboration, Learning, Quality, Respect, & Trust.



Land Acknowledgement

UNCG is located on the traditional lands of the Catawba, Keyauwee, and Saura Nations. UNCG and the City of Greensboro are home to a vibrant Native community connected by the Native American Student Association (NASA) at UNCG and the Guilford Native American Association. We venture to honor them with our work together.

The state of North Carolina is home to many Native Nations, including the Coharie, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Haliwa-Saponi, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the Meherrin, the Sappony, the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, the Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina, and the Waccamaw Siouan.