Since 1842, The Citadel has molded individuals into leaders. As we enter a new millennium, The Citadel reaffirms its belief that the whole person is one who is worthy of the trust of others. The following qualities of leadership will be the guiding principles for The Citadel as we develop a new generation of leaders to serve their families, their communities, their professions, and their country.
Citadel Core Values
Honor • Duty • Respect
The Characteristics of Principled Leadership
Lead with humility
Embrace a true, authentic self
Act and speak with courage
Develop and value people and resources
Empower and hold others accountable
Respect others by building trust and learning from mistakes
Serve others before self
These characteristics will guide our behavior and serve as our moral compass in all that we say and do.
General Glenn M. Walters, USMC
Brigadier General Sally C. Selden, Ph.D., SPHR
Provost and Dean of the College