Mission, Vision and Values

MISSION

Northern State University will provide diverse academic, civic, social and cultural opportunities that prepare students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors, while also enriching the local and regional community.

 

 

VISION

Northern State University will be regionally recognized as a student-centered, diverse community dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, creativity and global awareness.

 

 

VALUES

Northern State University’s students, faculty and staff are committed to the following values:

 

Community

Building a culture of inclusion, belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and world view

 

Discovery

Pursuing rigor and excellence in education, inquiry and engagement for the benefit of our students, state and region

 

Integrity

Adhering to the highest standards of honesty, fairness and transparency with a commitment to responsible stewardship of resources