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SFA Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) is a comprehensive institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work, and service. Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, we engage our students in a learner-centered environment and offer opportunities to prepare for the challenges of living in the global community.

In order to accomplish this mission, SFA will engage in strategic planning guided by our collective vision of what the preferred future of SFA should look like.

SFA Envisioned: Strategic Plan 2015-2023

SFA Envisioned interdependent strategic plan goals are steered by the overarching effort to create transformative student experiences which will be achieved through four operational goals. The four operational goals develop the foundational objective of meaningful and sustained enrollment growth.

Responsibility for reaching the vision we have collectively determined belongs to all administrators, faculty, and staff. SFA working teams have been assembled to develop strategies advancing each of the four operational goals:

Visit the SFA strategic planning website for more details.

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