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RSU Mission

Our mission at Rogers State University is to ensure students develop the skills and knowledge required to achieve professional and personal goals in dynamic local and global communities.

RSU Vision

Rogers State University will be the university of choice and achieve recognition as a model for excellence in substantive, relevant degree programs that align with workforce needs. RSU will cultivate a vibrant campus culture that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion and global awareness.

Core Values/Commitments

Our commitments, which support the RSU mission, are as follows:

  • To provide quality associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree opportunities and educational experiences which foster student excellence in oral and written communications, scientific reasoning, and critical and creative thinking.

  • To promote an atmosphere of academic and intellectual freedom and respect for diverse expression in an environment of physical safety that is supportive of teaching and learning

  • To provide a general liberal arts education that supports specialized academic program and prepares students for lifelong learning and service in a diverse society.

  • To provide students with a diverse, innovative faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarly pursuits, and continuous improvement of programs.

  • To provide University-wide student services, activities, and resources that complement academic programs.

  • To support and strengthen student, faculty, and administrative structures that promote shared governance of the institution.

  • To assist RSU students, including transfer students, from their first year through graduation in their professional and personal goals.

  • To promote the success of all learners, who feel more connected at the university and supported by faculty and staff, resulting in greater satisfaction with their overall college experience.