JSU Core Values

Jackson State University
Core Values

The Mission Of Jackson State University
Embraces the Following Core Values

Tradition – The University believes that its role as a historically Black university inspires and exemplifies positive societal change.

Accountability - The University believes in the principled exercise of leadership and the sanctity of the public trust.

Learning - The University believes in an experientially enhanced learning environment where teaching, research, and service are integrated and mutually reinforcing.

Nuturing - The University is committed to creating a community, which affirms and welcomes persons from diverse backgrounds and experiences and supports the realization of their human potential.

Service - The University responds to the needs of society to the best of its ability and expects its graduates to do likewise.

Responsibility - The University believes in and accepts its duty to enhance each generation’s capacity to improve the human condition.