2016-2017 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog > Mission, Vision, Values
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will provide:
ESU will be an innovative and entrepreneurial university—educationally, socially, organizationally, and culturally—with an emphasis on quality and collaboration in everything we provide. As a scholarly community, its faculty, students, staff, administrators, and affiliates will be encouraged to be innovative and to explore opportunities that will constantly energize and improve its mission as a learning community of the 21st Century. As a "university without walls," its sense of community will extend well beyond campus boundaries to embrace ESU’s surrounding communities and region to become a model that other organizations will want to emulate.
We are committed to the principles of intellectual integrity, freedom of expression, the fair and equal treatment of all, good citizenship, environmental stewardship, and accountability for our actions and the resources entrusted to us.
The mission of the Graduate College at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is to advance graduate education in order to develop leaders in their fields who enhance the lives of individuals in our state and nation, as well as globally.
The vision of the Graduate College at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is to be recognized and respected throughout Pennsylvania, as well as nationally and internationally, for first rate graduate degree and certification programs in education, health sciences, the arts and sciences, and business and management.
The Graduate College at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to the following underlying principles in all that we do:
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