GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY STUDENT SUCCESS • Attract and retain students as an effective high-impact practice • Facilitate multidisciplinary opportunities that students seek • Foster collaborative partnerships and faculty-student mentoring • Attract and retain underrepresented students to all creative, scientific and technical fields FACULTY EXCELLENCE • Attract excellent faculty and sustain their engagement in the challenge of discovery • Create new knowledge across all disciplines • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration and team dynamics • Provide engagement, context and relevance to our curriculum 8 9