Augusta State University shall be recognized as an institution of excellence by providing an environment of teaching and learning where all that we do fosters the creation, cultivation, application, and dissemination of superior scholarship.
Augusta State University is committed to the advancement of knowledge and the enrichment of its community in a climate that fosters a love of learning. The university is committed to the value of a liberal arts education and strives to be open to the voices of all its members, to be responsive to the needs of its community, and to appraise its success through the achievements of its students, faculty, and staff.
To accomplish its mission, the university offers a broad array of programs that range from learning assistance to advanced degrees. All programs and student experiences in and outside the boundaries of the traditional classroom are designed to foster the intellectual growth of students and cultivate faculty members who are excellent in teaching, active in scholarship, and generous in service.
(ASU’s faculty adopted the above mission statement on August 31, 2010. The mission statement was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at their board meeting in February of 2011)