DSU’s Mission and Core Themes

(Approved by the Board of Trustees on November 6, 2015)
Dixie State University is a public comprehensive university dedicated to rigorous learning and the enrichment of the professional and personal lives of its students and community by providing opportunities that engage the unique Southern Utah environment and resources.

Core Themes (L.E.O.)

Core Theme One: Learning

“Preparing knowledgeable and competent learners, through effective, active-learning practices in a student-centered environment.”

Core Theme Two: Engagement

“Maintaining active involvement and positive collaboration with the Southern Utah region to strengthen cultural, economic, and civic life.”

Core Theme Three: Opportunity

“Valuing inclusion, access, diversity, and equity.”