Missouri State University will be a university of choice and opportunity for all students, a beacon for diversity locally and nationally, and a university that welcomes all forms of diversity.
Missouri State University will provide students with choices from an array of academic programs, research options and opportunities to connect in meaningful ways, all of which will help them succeed and fulfill their dreams.
Missouri State University will provide a rich, memorable, distinctive and transformative educational experience through a variety of curricular and co-curricular programs that will ensure students succeed both during and after college.
Missouri State University will foster an environment that is international in character — in teaching, research and service — so that graduates are ready to compete and succeed in an increasingly global society.
Mindful of the importance of sustainability and accessibility, Missouri State University provides facilities and information services that advance teaching, learning, research, service and operations.
Missouri State University will remain a high-quality educational option offered at a competitive price, seek maximum flexibility with existing funding sources, explore alternative funding options and continue regular reallocation as appropriate.
What's New in Public Affairs
Faculty in the News
Welcome New Faculty — Getting Started
We are excited to welcome our new faculty to campus for the fall 2018 semester! We have developed a web page to help them get started with the essentials.
Change in General Baccalaureate Degree Requirement
Effective Spring 2018, the minimum credit requirement for an undergraduate degree has been reduced from 125 to 120. To learn more about this change, visit the Provost Communiqué.
Faculty Development Website
The purpose of this website is to provide faculty with a central location to access resources that support teaching, research and service, as well as university policies affecting career advancement. Visit the faculty development website.