The Applied Ethics Institute
The mission of the Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College is to promote reflection on ethical matters in healthcare, education, business, public service and society at large. The Institute serves as a community resource through joint research, and seminars and lectures.
The Applied Ethics Institute is grounded by the following core values:
in striving for and adhering to the highest standards of scholarship, critical thinking, professionalism and leadership across the knowledge continuum in applied ethics.
Excellence & Innovation -
in identifying, evaluating, and addressing ethical issues and questions.
Partnership & Collaboration -
Inclusiveness & Respect
-in engaging diverse perspectives and communities.
-in meeting the needs of individuals and populations in local and global settings by illuminating and addressing current and emerging ethical challenges.
The Applied Ethics Institute's strategic plan emphasizes the Institute's leadership role in integrating applied ethics research, education, and practice to improve the community. The three interrelated strategic directions outlined below provide a framework to advance the Institute's new vision and mission.