Continue a campus environment where students feel a connection to the university and its faculty and staff by making students and their success the driving force behind institutional decisions at all levels.
Ensure the university strives for outcomes that are exemplary by demanding quality in all aspects of the institutions' operations.
By Doing Learn
Perpetuate the university's founding principal of "By doing learn," through the creation of academic programs and opportunities that engage students in real world activities.
Foster a diverse and international campus culture among students, faculty, and staff that supports an understanding and acceptance of a variety of ideas, beliefs, and cultures, thereby creating opportunity for all.
Enhance the university's strong relationship with the region and the Pittsburg community by maintaining a welcoming campus and creating big university opportunities in a small campus atmosphere.
Encourage students, faculty and staff to take informed, calculated, and strategic risks to build upon their success, start new ventures, utilize new technologies, and forge an entrepreneurial path forward.
Recognize there are limited and finite resources in the world, and, therefore, commit ourselves to establishing best practices to conserve resources as well as decrease the university's carbon footprint.