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UNIVERSITY VISION Walden University envisions a distinctively different 21st-century learning community where knowledge is judged worthy to the degree that it can be applied by its graduates to the immediate solutions of critical societal challenges, thereby advancing the greater global good. UNIVERSITY MISSION Walden University provides a diverse community of career professionals with the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar/practitioners so that they may transform society. UNIVERSITY GOALS 1. To provide multicontextual educational opportunities for career learners. 2. To provide innovative, learner-centered educational programs that recognize and incorporate the knowledge, skills and abilities students bring into their academic programs. 3. To provide its programs through diverse processual learning approaches, all resulting in outcomes of quality and integrity. 4. To provide an inquiry/action model of education that fosters research and discovery, critical thinking, and results in professional excellence. 5. To produce graduates who are scholarly, reflective practitioners and agents of positive social change.