Mission, Vision and Values
Angelo State University, a member of the Texas Tech University System, delivers undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional disciplines. In a learning-centered environment distinguished by its integration of teaching, research, creative endeavor, service, and co-curricular experiences, ASU prepares students to be responsible citizens and to have productive careers.
ASU: Growing regionally, nationally and internationally while achieving excellence by fostering a supportive learning environment that allows a diverse student body to achieve success and personal development through curricular and co-curricular experiences.
Learning: Our Focus
ASU holds student learning as the center of everything that we do.
Excellence: Our Standard
ASU embraces excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, creative endeavor, and service.
Transformation: Change for the Better
ASU prepares its students for a life of contribution and accomplishment by instilling a respect for learning and intellectual inquiry.
Integrity: Social and Ethical Responsibility
ASU expects a high standard of social and ethical responsibility from all members of the campus community.
Engagement: Participation and Community Service
ASU encourages participation and community service both on and off campus by faculty, staff and students.
Innovation: Teaching, Service, and Scholarship
ASU promotes innovation in teaching, scholarship, technology, collaborative partnerships, support services and co-curricular activities.
Diversity: Cultures, People and Ideas
ASU believes that everyone should experience a diversity of cultures, people and ideas in order to better appreciate the world around them.
Collegiality: Getting Along
ASU fosters—among students, faculty, and staff, and across disciplines—a culture of shared governance, open communication, transparent operations and mutual respect.