Ohio State’s future will be defined and driven by the university’s move from excellence to eminence. Making that move requires a strategic vision and a clear path for achieving it.
Strategic planning is a systematic process, one that builds commitment to priorities essential to mission-critical work. Strategic planning establishes the guideposts that chart the journey toward eminence and provides opportunities to assess the steps along the way. Strategic planning also helps ensure that the university remains vital, sustainable, and accountable. All strategic planning at The Ohio State University is founded in the overarching principles of the institution’s vision, mission, and values.
Ohio State’s Vision
The Ohio State University will be the world’s preeminent public comprehensive university, solving problems of world-wide significance.
Ohio State’s Mission
We exist to advance the well-being of the people of Ohio and the global community through the creation and dissemination of knowledge.
Ohio State’s Values
Shared values are the commitments made by the Ohio State community regarding how work will be conducted. Our values at Ohio State include