Institute Values

The Georgia Institute of Technology believes in and wants to be known for having the following enduring values:

Integrity
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Nurture a culture of honesty, openness, and transparency
Excellence
  • Maintain the highest academic, research, and administrative standards
  • Have a passion for continuous improvement
  • Embrace change that enables progress
  • Celebrate achievement
Impact
  • Seek and conduct research that identifies and solves critical global challenges
  • Focus on societal benefit and improving the human condition
Innovation
  • Advance groundbreaking research
  • Leverage technology to create new fields of study
  • Encourage and reward originality of thought, approach, and action
  • Push boundaries
  • Nurture a culture of curiosity
Entrepreneurship
  • Support an entrepreneurial environment
  • Promote an enterprising spirit
Leadership
  • Provide pioneering thought leadership
  • Anticipate change and shape the future
  • Develop future leaders with superb problem solving ability
  • Commit to public service
Community
  • Project a welcoming, inclusive culture
  • Demonstrate mutual respect among faculty, staff, and students
  • Celebrate uniqueness in thought, background, perspectives, and intellectual pursuits