The mission of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences is to provide exemplary educational experiences within the health professions to an ethnically diverse population of students with high scholarship and leadership potential. Emphasis is placed on the University’s historical commitment to provide educational opportunities to Black students and other underserved minority groups. The College fosters the development of competent, ethical, and compassionate graduates endowed with a strong sense of the University’s core values of excellence, leadership, truth, and service. As scholars and leaders, graduates are empowered to address issues of social justice and inequities in health care in the United States and the global community, inclusive of the underserved. The College is committed to recruiting and retaining a cadre of qualified and competent faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, professional practice, and service.