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Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission

Austin Peay State University is a mission-driven, community-minded institution that provides transformational experiences through innovative, creative and scholarly activities. We welcome and inspire an inclusive community of learners to make a positive impact regionally and globally.


Our Vision

We will be the region’s university of choice for those seeking to improve their lives. We will achieve this vision through student-centered teaching, unique developmental opportunities and our focus on innovative research and public service.


Our Values

We are a collaborative community that values personal growth and lifelong engagement through the promotion of integrity and academic excellence.


By providing meaningful and practical learning opportunities with highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff.


By maintaining an honest, fair and credible environment.


By fostering learning in an environment where all are welcomed and valued.


By providing the knowledge, tools and resources for all Governors to reach their full potential.


By providing services, programs and experiences that promote loyalty, pride and mutual support.


By enriching our local, regional and global communities through value-added programs, strategic partnerships and meaningful service.


Strategic Plan