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Strategic Plan2018-08-30T13:22:03+00:00
Strategic Plan

2018-2022

PATHWAYS TO EXCELLENCE

A Strategic Vision for Missouri Western State University

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OVERARCHING GOAL: STUDENT SUCCESS

Advancing student success requires a comprehensive, integrated approach engaging everyone at Missouri Western. We have identified the following broad themes to guide our efforts.

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Eliminate barriers to student access and student success.

PEOPLE

Every employee plays a vital part in the student experience.

PARTNERSHIPS

Community, regional and state partnerships are vital for success.

PROGRAMS

Quality programs are the hallmark of great institutions.

STEWARDSHIP

We cannot achieve our goals without a sound foundation of support and excellent stewardship of our resources.

STUDENT SUCCESS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERY EMPLOYEE, AND EACH OF US PLAYS A VITAL PART IN THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE.

Mission Statement

Missouri Western State University is a student-centered learning community preparing individuals for lives of excellence through applied learning.

Vision Statement

Missouri Western will be the premier open access regional university, known for transforming the lives of our students and the communities we serve.

Our Culture

To achieve our vision for student success, we embody a culture that demonstrates our values of service, quality, enthusiasm, freedom, respect and courage.

WE ACHIEVE THIS CULTURE BY FOSTERING:

Creativity and collaboration
Evidence-based decision making
Agile innovation
Accountability
Diversity and inclusion
E3: Every Employee is an Educator
Every Student Matters