January 17-18, 2001

 

ITEM 114-2004-R0102                Vision Statement and Mission Statement; Montana State University-Bozeman

 

Vision Statement

 

Montana State University will be the university of choice for those seeking a student-centered learning environment distinguished by innovation and discovery in a Rocky Mountain setting.

 

Mission Statement

 

The mission of Montana State University is:

 

$                    To provide a challenging and richly diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success.

 

$                    To provide an environment that promotes the exploration, discovery, and dissemination of new knowledge.

 

$                    To provide a collegial environment for faculty and students in which discovery and learning are closely integrated and highly valued.

 

$                    To serve the people and communities of Montana by sharing our expertise and collaborating with others to improve the lives and prosperity of Montanans.

 

In accomplishing our mission, we remain committed to the wise stewardship of resources through meaningful assessment and public accountability.