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The Madison Collaborative: Ethical Reasoning in Action

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Mission Statement

The Madison Collaborative prepares enlightened citizens who apply ethical reasoning in their personal, professional, and civic lives.

Vision Statement

The Madison Collaborative will transform JMU into a community recognized for producing contemplative, engaged citizens who apply ethical reasoning to confront the challenges of the world.

Values Statement

In the application of ethical reasoning to our personal, professional, and civic lives, we value
  • challenging unexamined thought patterns and behaviors to evaluate complex issues and diverse perspectives;
  • engaging individuals and groups in intellectual inquiry, respectful dialogue and meaningful action;
  • fostering community through collaboration; and
  • positively transforming ourselves, our communities, and our world.