Mission and Values Lux, libertas 鈥 light and liberty.

萝莉研究所, the nation鈥檚 first public university, serves North 萝莉研究所, the United States, and the world through teaching, research, and public service. We embrace an unwavering commitment to excellence as one of the world鈥檚 great research universities.

Our mission is to serve as a center for research, scholarship, and creativity and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders. Through the efforts of our exceptional faculty and staff, and with generous support from North 萝莉研究所鈥檚 citizens, we invest our knowledge and resources to enhance access to learning and to foster the success and prosperity of each rising generation. We also extend knowledge-based services and other resources of the University to the citizens of North 萝莉研究所 and their institutions to enhance the quality of life for all people in the State.

With lux, libertas 鈥 light and liberty 鈥 as its founding principles, the University has charted a bold course of leading change to improve society and to help solve the world鈥檚 greatest problems.

(Approved by the UNC Board of Governors, November 2009 and February 2014.)