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Engage and Educate

Attract unique and exceptional students, faculty, and staff to actively engage in a teaching, learning, and research environment supporting their interests as creators, innovators, change agents, and champions of the social good in a diverse and changing world.

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Excel and Lead

Be an academic institution recognized for the leadership contributions of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to addressing important challenges in our fields of study and in the regional and global communities in which all SJSU community members serve.

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Grow and Thrive

Be an inclusive, welcoming, and caring  university community that attracts, retains and sustains faculty, staff members, and students.

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Connect and Contribute

Be an impactful and dynamic urban university with strong connections locally and globally.

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Rebuild and Renew

Be a flourishing, downtown campus with modern infrastructure, campus spaces,  technology and effective process infrastructure to support a growing university community.

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