Vision and Core Values

The International Center for Information Technology and Development (ICITD) will deliver exceptional research and education programs and projects regarding information and communication technology applications as ICITD becomes an international model for excellence that produce distinctive differences.


ICITD fulfills its mission and realizes its aspirations in three ways

Core Values

Advocacy and Collaboration: We are knowledgeable about information technology and communications and readily collaborate with others to advance our mission. We value and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration with external partners.

Direct, Open, and Honest Communication: We provide our collaborators with frequent, accurate, and up-to-date information concerning all aspects of information and communications technology. We work with our collaborators to build relationships of trust, respect, and support across cultures.

Fiscal Responsibility:We operate our Center in a fiscally responsible manner. We promote fiscal responsibility in the projects with which we work.

Learning and Professional Development: We pursue training and professional development opportunities to ensure that we are knowledgeable, up-to-date, and effective. We learn from one another, we learn from others, and we learn by doing.

Professionalism and Integrity: The process by which we achieve results is as important as the results that we achieve. We treat all of our collaborators with respect.

Teaching and Coaching: We help others understand the policies and best practices that underwrite excellence in our sponsored projects. We model best practices for others. We are patient and we listen. We mentor others seeking information and communication technology skills.

Teamwork: Every project requires the care and attention of many collaborators. We work together to meet the needs of all.