In today’s evolving and competitive higher education environment, successful institutions make innovation a core competency. UNC Asheville recognizes that a commitment to innovation requires openness to change and a willingness to do things differently.
Innovation enriches the quality of education and strengthen our ability to fulfill our mission. Innovation drives thoughtful, intentional change that will help us enhance our educational programs, enrich the student experience, and engage more fully with our communities. Innovative partnerships strengthen our ability to fulfill our mission and contribute to student success.
Innovative approaches to organization also lead to increased operational efficiency and effectiveness. Developing creative new policies, procedures, and practices that save time and money and lead to positive, measurable outcomes can have a major impact on the entire institution.