University of Southern Indiana

Core Values

A family environment and sense of community, and strong relationships

  • Small comfortable campus
  • Strong relationships with students
  • Sense of community/collegiality
  • Helpful & friendly, personable, caring
  • "Can do" attitude
  • Family environment
  • Safety
  • Teamwork
  • Positive Donor Relations

A need to advertise the university to improve our reputation to improve retention and recruitment

  • Advertise the university
  • Improve reputation
  • Continue recruiting top students
  • Retention

A quality education that is affordable and accessible

  • Accessible & affordable to students
  • Great education for low cost
  • Quality education and teaching
  • Quality programs
  • Small class size
  • Student and academic success
  • Drawing students from outside the area

A student focus

  • Student centered, put students first
  • Customer focus
  • Dedicated and committed faculty and staff

Emphasize continued personal and professional development

  • Employee benefits
  • Personal & professional development
  • Support research

Maintain accountability and integrity while adapting and evolving to a changing world

  • Accountability & integrity
  • Adaptable/Evolving
  • Fiscally responsible
  • Technologically-minded

Multiple and varied campus offerings for students, faculty, and staff

  • Athletics
  • Campus offerings
  • Growing and expanding programs and offerings
  • Programming

Pride in the campus and the university

  • Beauty of campus
  • Cleanliness
  • Loyalty
  • University Pride

Providing service and advancement to the community, the region, and beyond

  • Promote and advance the region
  • Service learning
  • Community service
  • Involvement and engagement outside the community
  • Community involvement and engagement
  • Community outreach and service
  • Community based
  • Advance and support the community
  • USI graduates go on to shape the tri-state region

Respectful of others and differences

  • Mutual respect
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Open to ideas and suggestions
  • Diverse and open campus
  • Continue increasing diversity

Talented, capable, and professional faculty and staff

  • Talented staff
  • Talented faculty
  • Professional
  • Leadership
  • Accomplished faculty

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