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Coastal Carolina University Vision

In his inauguration speech (2007), Coastal Carolina University President David A. DeCenzo called for the University to become the “public comprehensive university of choice in South Carolina.”

Coastal Carolina University Values

As a student-centered learning community in which students, faculty and staff embrace education as a lifelong pursuit and act responsibly to preserve the natural environment, Coastal Carolina University embraces the following values:

Truth

Coastal Carolina University values truth and the freedom to express the truth, in keeping with the motto Ex libertate veritas -- from freedom, truth.

Respect

Coastal Carolina University appreciates diversity and values civility and fairness toward individuals, cultures, ideas, and resources.

Integrity

Coastal Carolina University values a commitment to the highest ethical standards.

Excellence

Coastal Carolina University values distinction in all its endeavors.

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