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Denison University is dedicated to student learning and to the development of ethically responsible persons who contribute to the development of strong communities, including on our own campus. Inherent in this is the requirement that community members act in accordance with shared values and principles.

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Denison regards its students as moral agents who are capable of assuming primary responsibility for conducting their lives and making their decisions. Central to the mission of the University is the continual development of a community of respect, in which the principles of human dignity and ethical integrity are paramount.

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Denison University is a community where individuals respect one another and their environment.

Each of us possesses a full range of rights and responsibilities and foremost among these is a commitment to treat each other and our environment with unconditional respect.