Penn State Scranton is an inclusive academic community committed to transforming lives through knowledge, discovery, and personal development to chart a path for future success.
Vision: Empowering individuals and communities.
- INTEGRITY - We act with integrity in accordance with the highest academic, professional, and ethical standards. RESPECT - We respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse, inclusive, and safe community.
- RESPONSIBILITY - We act responsibly and hold ourselves accountable for our decisions, actions, and their consequences. DISCOVERY - Through advanced research and scholarship, we seek and create new knowledge and understanding, and foster creativity and innovation, for society's benefit.
- EXCELLENCE - We strive for excellence in all of our endeavors as individuals, an institution, and a leader in higher education and research.
- COMMUNITY - We work together for the betterment of our University, the communities we serve, and the world.
Goal 1: Social Inclusion, Equity, and Responsibility
Penn State Scranton will create a culture where faculty, staff, and students understand the interconnection between our global society and our individual actions. We are committed to addressing the inclusion and equity issues facing our internal and external communities and to becoming a leading environmental steward.
Goal 2: Accessible and Affordable Education
Penn State Scranton is dedicated to student success and are committed to offering an affordable world class education for all through a multifaceted approach of expanding academic programs, increasing financial aid awards, leveraging tuition costs, and enhancing our presence in the community.
Goal 3: Excellence in Education
Penn State Scranton is committed to creating an environment that promotes excellence through the establishment of high academic standards, the cultivation of meaningful student engagement, the production of impactful scholarly works, and the preparation of students who are ready to excel in their careers and make a positive contribution to society.
Goal 4: Fostering Internal and External Partnerships
Penn State Scranton is committed to develop transformative internal and external partnerships. We will leverage University and community resources to strengthen our local communities through advancing innovation, facilitating career success, and enhancing lifelong learning.