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Ohio University Southern
Mission: To educate, empower and inspire
Vision: To be the leader in transformative education for the betterment of our society

Our Values

Ohio University Southern community

members take great pride in our institution. We are proud of our distinguished history and heritage, our beautiful campus, the renowned reputation of our faculty, our active and committed student body and of our partnerships within the region. Together with our core values listed below, this sense of pride defines who we are and helps to clarify the promise of what it means to be a member of the OHIO Southern community.

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Student Success
We provide a variety of comprehensive support services to promote student success
We set high expectations for ourselves and our students
We support and partner with our community and others to advance our shared goals
We create a culture of respect that is nurturing and supportive for learning
We foster a supporting and affirming environment where diversity and accessibility are ensured
We embrace bold ideas and an entrepreneurial spirit, and are responsive to the changing needs of our students, employers and stakeholders
We engage in service-oriented activity to support our local community and beyond
We provide a high-quality education at an affordable price