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Pathway to Premier 2030

Pathway to Premier 2030 A StrategicPlan for South ֱ State University logo

Mission

South ֱ State University offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation, and engagement that enhances the quality of life in South ֱ, the region, the nation and the world.

Vision

South ֱ State University will be a premier land-grant university recognized for high value, innovation and bold impact.


Core Values

  • People-Centered: We strive to create a culture where all thrive and are supported on their personal and professional paths toward lifelong learning, growth and opportunity.
  • Creativity: Creativity is our cornerstone to expand knowledge, develop human understanding, and enrich quality of life. We believe that the best academic programs bring innovative teaching and transformative research together.
  • Integrity: We act with organizational and personal integrity, through honest interactions, professionalism, transparent and accountable decision-making and respect for others.
  • Diversity: We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, inclusive, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access and opportunity for all. We actively seek collaboration, and we respect individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds and areas of expertise.
  • Excellence: Excellence is achieved through continuous improvement, assessment, and accountability. We embrace bold action and adapt to an ever-changing world. Individually, we are experts at what we do. Collectively, our impact is even stronger.

Goals and Strategies