Mission, Vision & Values
The Mission, Vision and Values are the foundation of the strategic plan, defining what we do, why we do it and how we do it. Together they describe Montana State University’s strategic direction.
As the state’s land-grant university, Montana State integrates education, creation of knowledge and art and service to communities.
Montana State University will transform lives and communities in the people’s interest.
We pursue exceptional outcomes.
We commit to honesty, ethical behavior and accountability.
We create a civil, supportive and respectful environment where difference and diversity are sources of strength.
We believe that working together produces better outcomes.
We expect inquiry, exploration, creativity and innovation.
We care for and conserve the human, economic, physical and environmental resources entrusted to us.