MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY
Purpose of the University (Article 1, Section 2, MSU Code of Governance)
The Mindanao State University shall primarily give professional and technical training, besides providing advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and the arts. More emphasis, however, shall be given to the teaching of Filipino native culture, Arts, Sciences, Philosophy and Literature. Researches on these lines shall be undertaken by the University.
In the pursuit of its traditional functions along instructions, research, and extension services, the University shall promote and accelerate the economic, political and socio-cultural development of Mindanao, particularly the Muslims and other cultural communities therein and shall facilitate their integration into the mainstream of the national body politic.
Integration shall be taken here to mean a meaningful, positive and greater participation in the political, economic, and social benefits of development.
Philosophy of the University (Article 1, Section 3, MSU Code of Governance)
The Mindanao State University shall, in pursuit of its mission, be committed to the total development of man and to the search for truth, virtue, and academic excellence.
Board of Regents (Article 2, Section 17-18, MSU Code of Governance)
The government of the Mindanao State University System shall be vested in the Board of Regents of the University as constituted by law. The administration of the University and the exercise of its corporate powers shall be vested exclusively in the Board of Regents and the President of the University in so far as authorized by the Board.
The Mindanao State University will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee on September 1, 2o11.