Our Values

The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) core values are at the heart of our mission to improve the human condition and serve the public good of Maryland and society at-large through education, research, clinical care, and service. These core values guide our academic programs, operating philosophy, and commitment to our constituents, while supporting our dedication to global enhancement and social progress.




Calling all interested students seeking to make a difference within two key programs at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

Within the Office of the Provost, the Core Values Program and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program are jointly seeking a student that is bright, creative, and wanting to be involved as a change agent for the University. The new position of the “Culture Integration and Enterprise Transformation Ambassador” under the Federal Work Study Program will have the selected student engaged in being a thought partner for each program while also offering administrative support. If this sounds like the position for you, please view the full position description here: https://www.umaryland.edu/media/umb/oaa/academic-support/financial-assistance-and-education/documents/job-listings/on-campus-jobs/Office-of-the-Provost--Culture-Integration-&-Enterprise-Transformation-Ambassador.pdf and reach out to both Dr. Stacey Rose, Core Values Program Director and Ms. Victoria Meadows, Manager of ERM directly with questions and inquiries.

“At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, our core values demonstrate what we stand for and serve as a guide to how we behave. By acting on our core values, using them to guide our everyday interactions, we make UMB a place where everyone feels welcome, has a sense of belonging, and is supported to succeed.”

President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS

UMB Core Values

Respect and Integrity

We value each other and hold ourselves accountable for acting ethically and transparently using compassion and empathy.

Well-Being and Sustainability

We care about the welfare of our people, planet, communities, and University.


Equity and Justice

We embrace and are committed to diversity, and we value inclusive and just communities. We oppose racism and oppression in all their forms.

Innovation and Discovery

We imagine and explore new and improved ways to accomplish our mission through education, research, clinical care, and service.