Goals and Objectives of MSU-Main Campus
MSU-Main Campus is committed to:
Promote and strengthen academic excellence in all levels of education to produce graduates who are component to meet future needs of humankind;
Enhance the visibility of the University through production of high-impact researches and innovations;
Respond to globalization trends through partnerships and collaborative relationships with national and international universities, research institutions, and industries;
Secure and preserve the University resources and facilities;
Integrate peace education programs in the University curricula;
Strengthen and sustain extension services; and
Transform the University through investment in human resource development, infrastructures, and equipment.
MSU-Main Campus main objectives are directed to the following specific objectives:
1. Promote and strengthen academic excellence in all levels of education:
Make the Curriculum relevant to the needs of the society;
Support Faculty Development in graduate and post-graduate programs in esteemed national and international academic institutions;
Upgrade instructional facilities and equipment;
Achieve Accreditation or Certification of the different degree programs of the University to become Centers of Development and/or Centers of Excellence; and
Nurture students’ critical thinking to be innovative, skilled, and productive learners.
2. Enhance the visibility of the University through production of high-impact researches and innovations:
Require faculty to publish researches and patent inventions;
Enforce niche building programs;
Strengthen in-house reviews and other training programs;
Create international peer-reviewed journals;
Undertake high-impact, world-leading, and innovative research; and
Establish and strengthen University Research Centers.
3. Respond to globalization trends through partnerships and collaborative relationships with national and international universities, research institutions, and industries:
Generate programs geared towards ASEAN and global integration;
Link programs with educational institutions, industries, and other stakeholders;
Organize national and international conferences, seminars, and other similar engagements;
Become an authority and source of innovative technology and scientific knowledge;
Acquire necessary information and technologies for global recognition; and
Level up the financial and logistic support for partnerships and collaborative programs.
4. Secure and preserve the University resources and facilities:
Strategize approaches for managing and securing the University resources and facilities;
Allocate all unused lands for the establishments of relevant projects;
Formulate an efficient and sustainable land use policies and management plans; and
Establish a Land Use and Control Office to secure and preserve the properties of the Universities.
5. Integrate peace education programs in the University curricula:
Promote peace consciousness and culture sensitivity;
Establish and enforce conflict resolution mechanisms;
Advocate participatory and inclusive peace programs across different sectors;
Cultivate the culture of peace among University constituents and the surrounding communities; and
Encourage multi-stakeholder peace-building efforts for a sustainable peace and development in Mindanao.
6. Strengthen and sustain extension services:
Strategically build partnerships and collaborations with the community for resource generation;
Enhance technology generation and transfer for poverty alleviation in the countryside;
Restore trust and confidence among extortionists through effective and efficient delivery of services;
Value socio-cultural, political, and environmental safeguards; and
Effectively design information, education, and communication (IEC) materials and mechanisms for extension services.
7. Transform the University through investment in human resource development, infrastructures, and equipment:
Improve professional and personal development among faculty and staff;
Nurture and strengthen the culture of fairness and objectivity in recruitment, retention and promotion of faculty and staff;
Viably invest infaculty and student exchange programs with nationally and internationally recognized institutions;
Equip the University with world-class instructional facilities and equipment;
Sustain infrastructure projects in the University; and
Translate University research and innovation outputs into income generating projects (IGP).