MSU Billings Core Purpose, Mission, Vision & Core Values
To assure that all members of the university community reach their individual potential
MSU Billings provides a university experience characterized by:
Support for Individual Learning
Engagement in Civic Responsibility
Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Community Enhancement
Montana State University Billings will be recognized as a regional leader for:
Teaching & Learning
Translating Knowledge into Practice
Researching for the Future
Accepting Leadership for Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Development Beyond University Boundaries
MSU Billings’ actions are ethical & principled to assure dignity & equity for all
MSU Billings provides distinctive programs & challenging educational experiences for a diverse university community
MSU Billings provides academic support & administrative services to foster academic & professional achievement of the university community
Community of Learners
MSU Billings respects & nurtures variety in intellectual contribution & scholarship enriching both the university & its extended community
MSU Billings supports all members of the university community in their individual growth toward confidence, individual sense of purpose & acceptance of civic responsibilities
MSU Billings meets the changing needs of our learners with informed action & innovation based on current standards of educational & technical excellence
University Strategic Initiatives
Create and maintain distinctive, vital academic programs and services for 21st Century learners.
Cultivate excellence in & outside the classroom, in scholarly endeavors & exemplary service through faculty & staff development, support for scholarship, continuing assessment, & recognition of professional service.
Needs of Learners
Identify the needs of all learners & provide access to a university experience that fulfills both individual goals & societal needs.
Model social equity and consciousness by assuring that all members of our campus community grows because of their University experience.
Increase the stature, professionalism & research initiatives of all academic programs & student services.
Augment local, state & regional economic development through the strength of the University’s financial base & our learners’ contributions to their communities.
Increase staff, faculty & student awareness, understanding, & involvement in the international community.
Ensure an administrative, operational and physical infrastructure that fully supports excellence.