INDIANA UNIVERSITY EAST ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
Red Wolves Athletics serves to provide a quality collegiate athletic experience to student-athletes who are committed to learning skills to enhance their academic experience, their servant leadership, and equip them with the skills necessary to excel in future careers. Through competition at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level, student-athletes will be able to set goals for themselves and as a team both at the conference as well as the national levels. Striving to reach these goals will enable our student-athletes to develop an unmatched work-ethic and achieve recognition for their efforts.
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
"Through Champions of Character, the
NAIA seeks to create an environment in which every NAIA student-athlete,
coach, official and spectator is committed to the true spirit of
competition through five tenets: respect, integrity, responsibility,
servant leadership and sportsmanship." - from the NAIA
The NAIA Champions of Character program enhances Indiana University East student-athletes' overall educational experience and helps them become more well-rounded people.
The following announcement is read before every IU East home athletics event:
"As a participant in the NAIA's 'Champions of Character' initiative we, along with the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, challenge each of you to enjoy tonight's contest with a true spirit of sportsmanship. IU East is confident this will create a positive, competitive, environment we can all take pride in and enjoy."