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Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

  • 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.

Vision

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.

Values

  • 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.