Strength Through Community

The advancement of all students and social responsibility are at the heart of MSVU’s Strategic Plan and are supported by the seven interwoven themes that emerged during the consultation process.

Strategic Themes

  1. An Inforgraphic wheel showcasing the 7 themes in the strategic plan, as well as a description of our purposeTransformative teaching and learning
  2. Research, scholarly work and professional activity
  3. Equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility
  4. Truth and Reconciliation
  5. Community engagement
  6. A healthy and safe university campus for all
  7. Operational excellence and sustainability

Our Purpose

Mount Saint Vincent University fosters the education of women and other engaged thinkers, while committing to social justice, and to an equitable, diverse, inclusive and accessible community.

Our Vision

Mount Saint Vincent University is a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens.

Our Mission

MSVU is dedicated to:

The advancement of women and girls, inspired by our strong tradition of social responsibility.

The delivery of academic excellence through a rich and rewarding university experience.

The pursuit of knowledge: scholarship, teaching and intellectual endeavours of the highest quality.

The promotion of accessibility through flexible learning opportunities and services.

Our Values

  • Academic Freedom
  • Accountability
  • Creativity
  • Engagement
  • Professionalism
  • Respect