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Oklahoma State University

Strategic Plan

Mission

Emphasizing the practice of engineering and the needs of Oklahoma, The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering provides excellent education grounded in engineering fundamentals and advanced studies, contributes nationally recognized basic and applied research, and provides limited, focused customer-driven outreach.

Vision

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be nationally recognized as among the best for its research, with strengths in manufacturing, nanotechnology, control systems, indoor environmental systems, web handling, specialized materials, and aerodynamics. Its educational programs will be programs of choice for Oklahoma and the surrounding region, and its outreach will specialized and limited, to be the best available, as determined by its clients.

Core Values

Excellence – We seek excellence in all our endeavors, and we are committed to continuous improvement.

Integrity – We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty, and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional

Service – We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.

Intellectual Freedom – We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Diversity – We respect others and value diversity of opinion, freedom of expression, and other ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Stewardship of Resources – We are dedicated to the efficient use of resources. We accept the responsibility of the public’s trust and are accountable for our action.

Strategic Goals, Critical Success Factors, Objectives, and Strategies (pdf)