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.
Missouri State’s strategic enrollment management (SEM) plan is a campus-wide initiative to achieve its enrollment objectives.
Welcome our new faculty
Please make welcome faculty members who are brand new to the Missouri State community.
Learn about the comprehensive list of faculty resources on the Faculty Resources for Transitioning to Alternative Course Delivery web page.
Please visit the Missouri State COVID-19 Information Center website to read the latest updates about the university's response to the Coronavirus.
Welcome back webinar
View the Welcome Back webinar from Thursday, August, 13.
All-faculty recognition virtual presentation
Although we were not able to gather together to celebrate all the accomplishments of our faculty this past spring, we have put together a tribute to these faculty. Congratulations to all the faculty recognized for this past year. View the presentation.
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.
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