CORE VALUES

At PIT, our daily operations, interactions, and decisions will be guided by our core values:


Ethics: We expect our daily operations and interactions with the students and the community to be driven by the highest standards of honesty, fairness, respect, and professional and scholarly ethics.


Intellectual Excellence: We value intellectual freedom, engagement, critical thinking, creativity, and intellectual integrity in all endeavors.


Academic Excellence: We value high quality education provided via a curriculum that is designed to meet the career and academic needs of our community.


Continuous Improvement: We value and are committed to continuous improvement through the assessment of student learning outcomes, program effectiveness, and our decision-making processes. We use the results of these assessments to pursue improvements in our courses, programs, practices, and student outcomes.


Diversity: We embrace all aspects of human diversity and are committed to providing a college community that is supportive, safe, and welcoming.


Student Focused: We are committed to fostering the professional and personal growth of all students, which is the primary focus of college decisions and activities.


Community: We value and are committed to strengthening and enriching the quality of life of each member of the community by providing access to higher education and success in their chosen endeavors.


Collaboration: We value and are committed to cross-disciplinary collaboration and to working closely with students. This commitment defines the practices of the faculty, administration, staff, and external partners.

FAIR BUSINESS PRACTICES

 Pacific Institute of Technology shall conduct business fairly and sincerely, adhering to ethical principles and refraining from unfair business practices and any form of bribery or corruption, to contribute to sound social and economic development through fair dealings with the competition and the community. PIT shall refuse to work with any group, organization or individual engaged in unlawful activities, and under no circumstances shall we have any relations with anti-social influences. PIT pledges not to engage in the following activities: Claiming falsely that goods or services are of a particular quality or grade, making false or misleading statements about another business or its products or services, advertising goods or services with the intent not to sell them as advertised, and making false or misleading statements about prices. See the Policy Statement on Ethical Business Practices in the Policies and Procedures Manual for more details.