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Mission and Vision


To advance MSU’s excellence and enrich its future.


To build the best culture of engagement and philanthropy of any major public university in the country.

Values and Beliefs

  • Respectful
    We develop relationships and partnerships that are built on trust, cooperation and honesty.
  • Accountable
    We honor our agreements and deliver on our promises.
  • Collaborative
    We work with each other toward common goals and to fully leverage the collective genius of the UA team.
  • Open-Minded
    We refuse to be limited by our current beliefs and established practices.
  • Creative
    We are eager to discover new insights and break new ground.
  • Passionate
    We believe in the work we do at MSU and are champions for the cause.
  • Committed
    We delight donors, customers and colleagues by regularly meeting and exceeding their expectations.