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Learning Covenant

The Role of the Student

Students understand that student success is a shared responsibility. To that end, we accept our role in a learner-centered community and commit to cultivating the virtues of a lifelong learner.

  • Learning is primary at UMHB
  • We can and should improve as students
  • Our academic success is dependent upon our effort
  • We should enthusiastically embrace the instructional methods and approaches chosen by our professors

The Role of the Faculty

Faculty understand that student success is a shared responsibility. We recognize that our role is twofold: being highly knowledgeable in our field, and being dedicated to implementing instruction that promotes successful student learning.

  • Teaching is primary at UMHB
  • How we teach impacts student learning
  • We can and should improve as professionals
  • We should use instructional methods and approaches recognized as best practices in our disciplines

The Role of the Administration

The administration understands that student success is a shared responsibility. We recognize that our role is to create and promote an environment in which excellent teaching and optimal student learning can occur.

  • Teaching is primary at UMHB
  • Administrative decisions make a difference in the learning environment
  • We can and should improve the environment for learning
  • It is our responsibility to provide the resources and rewards necessary to fulfill the Learning Covenant