In early 2015, The Hun School underwent an accreditation process with the Middle States Association. Amidst an otherwise glowing report, the visiting committee suggested the School examine its current mission statement, which had been in place for almost twenty years. Its promises were undisputed, yet somewhat broad. Further, members of the school community were beginning to feel that it did not accurately capture the School’s more contemporary ethos. Soon thereafter, the Board of Trustees endorsed a re-write.
The new mission statement is not a departure from the School’s traditional ideals. But rather, it re-affirms some of The Hun School’s more ardent, ever-lasting promises. It also includes reference to some of our more contemporary promises. The goal was to ensure that the mission reflects who we are, as well as where we are going. With this in mind, the process was extensive and enlisted the help of many.