NAPERVILLE, Ill. – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – DeVry University announces its Responsibility Principles, which They reflect the University's commitment to keeping transparency, student service, and professional preparation at the core of its work. DeVry's mission is to bridge the opportunity gap in society by preparing students to thrive in careers that will be shaped by continual technological change. To that end, the University is focused on empowering students to significantly improve their lives through innovative programs, relevant partnerships, and exceptional care. The Principles of Responsibility are the fundamental pillars around which DeVry will fulfill its mission and will be based on continuing to do the right thing for its students.
“Student service has long been at the core of this institution, and in 2016, DeVry began holding us formally and publicly accountable to doing more and doing better, and creating opportunities for reflection and improvement. As part of our longer-term planning process, we saw an opportunity not only to renew our commitment to students, but to update and re-articulate these Principles of Responsibility as an important way to hold ourselves accountable for the success of our students and the health of our students. Our students. industry, ”said Tom Monahan, President and CEO of DeVry University. “We owe it to our students to adhere to high standards of excellence and work tirelessly to exceed our own standards time and time again, and we owe it to higher education to lead by example in doing so.”
DeVry University will strive to meet and exceed these student service benchmarks:
Responsible recruitment and registration
- We empower prospective students to make informed decisions about investing in higher education and the career paths it offers.
Financial literacy and responsible lending
- We ensure that students have access to the practical resources and knowledge necessary to understand available financial aid options and make informed decisions about financing and loans.
Proactive academic and student support
- We provide the support students and graduates need to help them be successful in their careers and lives; our institution exists to help students succeed and we must support their career and life skills.
Responsibility and transparency
- We recognize that public disclosure is the key to ensuring that our institution remains accountable for our values and the way we operate. First, we must be transparent and take responsibility.
The full text of the Responsibility Principles is available at: https://www.devry.edu/newsroom/student-commitments.html[19459006
"With the tumultuous events of 2020, higher education must come back strong in 2021 to keep students engaged and prepared," Monahan adds. “If we want to better serve students, who are among those most affected by the pandemic, we must all commit to prioritizing transparency and accountability. Through that effort, we can create fully informed and equitable access to the learning necessary to drive recovery at this critical time. "
About DeVry University
DeVry University strives to close society's opportunity gap by preparing students to thrive in careers shaped by continual technological change. Founded in 1931, the university offers on-site and online undergraduate and graduate programs within six study areas: Accounting, Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Media Arts and Technology. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org/). For more information, visit devry.edu.