Core Values

Core Values:  Our Dedication to Personal Service

MSU-seal.pngMayville State University, since its beginning in 1889, has embraced the philosophy of personal service, the foundation of our core values. These values guide how we perform our work and conduct ourselves every day with all of our stakeholders.

We act with integrity in all we do.

We demonstrate integrity through honesty and loyalty to our institution, high ethical standards, respect for others, being responsible and accountable for our actions, and having open communication.

We are student-focused.

We provide individualized support that is responsive to the needs of students, and results in their success.

We are committed to teaching and learning excellence.

We engage in transformational experiences, supportive learning environments, scholarly opportunities, and collaborative relationships.

We promote and value an open and diverse community.

We foster partnerships across our local, regional, and global communities. We respect all individuals through our small town campus culture that supports a sense of family.

We integrate leadership in all we do.

We encourage individuals to develop and strengthen leadership skills and abilities, while providing opportunities to enhance the common good.