Guiding Principles

The Finance and Administrative Services Division communicates the FAS vision and FAS values statement through a guiding principle program in which each month, one principle of the vision or values is highlighted.

Service
I am highly responsive to the requests of others. I enjoy giving my time and expertise. FAS is my responsibility. I find the right balance of give and take while seeking and finding win/wins. I choose to assume the people around me have good intent.

Excitement

I bring passion to my environment. I run into the storm because I know I can calm the storm. I model enthusiasm, energy, and competency. I am a magnet that attracts forward thinking, helpful, and hopeful people who can be counted on. I create a fun environment.

Communication
I have found the inner strength to collapse the barriers that shield me and my biases. I have created a safe environment for listening, speaking, working and living.

Laughter

I find humor everyday; I have fun, and I share. I seem to be smiling about 50% of the time.

Innovation

I find and implement easier more efficient ways for helping the team get the job done. I come up with new solutions for getting better end results.

Inviting
I greet people with a smile. My workplace is professional and warm. My building and its landscape are maintained beautifully. Friendly conversations that include words like yes, let's and what if...Make me excited to come to work.

Finest

I find and implement the best practices from around the world that add to our positive reputation. I use my knowledge, authority, and sound judgment  to contribute to our reputation of excellence. My experience, high credibility and quality of service generates testimonials that praise the division.

Respect
I value each other’s capabilities and contributions.

Trust
I communicate honestly, share information, and follow through on my commitments.

Professionalism
I apply my best skills, knowledge, and experience as I serve the campus community.

Responsibility
I take ownership of my actions and continuously seek positive solutions.

Collaboration
I work together with the campus community to accomplish our common goals.