MSU was founded upon and continues to embrace the ideal that all persons should have opportunity to participate in higher education. With immense pride in its past and great promise for its future, the University intends to emerge in the first decade of the 21st century as an even stronger institution recognized for superb teaching and learning with exemplary programs in teacher education, space-related science and technology, entrepreneurship, visual and performing arts, regional engagement and international opportunity. [MSU Vision Statement] The Board of Regents is
MSU's governing body, dedicated to promotion of the goals and vision of the University. It is comprised of 11 members, including faculty, staff, and student regents. The board meets quarterly.
Paul Goodpaster (Vice Chair), Patrick Price, Wayne Martin, Margo Hunt, Jim Booth
John Merchant (Chair), Julie Butcher, Cheryl Lewis, Ron Morrison, Todd Thacker, and
The next board meeting will be Thursday, March 14, at 9 a.m. in the Riggle Room of the Adron Doran University Center on MSU's campus.