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Strategic Plan

Experience Change. Experience Community. Experience Compassion.
The life you want begins at Austin Peay.

The Austin Peay Experience

Pillar 1: The Academic Experience
Pillar 1: The Academic Experience

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Pillar 2: The Student Experience
Pillar 2: The Student Experience

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Pillar 3: The Employee Experience
Pillar 3: The Employee Experience

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Pillar 4: The Community Experience
Pillar 4: The Community Experience

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Experience Austin Peay - University Strategic Plan


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 life-long engagement through the promotion of integrity and academic excellence.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE      

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

INTEGRITY                                

By maintaining an honest, fair, and credible environment.

COMMUNITY                             

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

PERSONAL GROWTH            

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

LIFE-LONG ENGAGEMENT   

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

COLLABORATION                   

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


As we embark on this new strategic plan, please remember to celebrate the noble path you’ve set us on by reminding students, colleagues and friends why we’re all committed to building a better University, a better community and a better world. To help, we’ve created a these assets - posters, social media headers, PowerPoint slides and email signatures -  to help you remain focused on our goals and spread the word about why we’re all proud to experience Austin Peay. Please feel free to download these assets and begin using them today.

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