We ASPIRE to be the best public regional university in the South.
As a community of lifelong learners, we will:
- Educate students for success in a global environment;
- Engage in scholarship;
- Promote diversity of people and ideas;
- Foster innovation, collaboration and creative thinking; and
- Serve our communities to improve the quality of life.
We strive to exemplify these core values in all that we do:
- PEOPLE come first and are treated with dignity and respect;
- LIFELONG LEARNING, SCHOLARSHIP and SERVICE;
- DIVERSITY and INCLUSION of people and thought;
- EXCELLENCE, HONESTY, INTEGRITY, and TRUST.