Vision, Mission & Core Values
While the OSU Foundation and the OSU Alumni Association were integrated in 2017, each has its own Board of Trustees and Board of Directors that operate according to separate, but aligned visions, missions and core values.
The OSU Foundation
To create a better world by inspiring support of – and for – OSU.
We partner with OSU to engage our community, inspire investment and steward resources to enhance the university’s excellence and impact.
collaborative ● responsible ● respectful ● inclusive ● innovative
The OSU Alumni Association
The OSU Alumni Association is a non-profit 501C3 organization which strives to deepen and broaden alumni engagement, improve and increase engagement with student and recent alumni, enhance the inclusion and professional success of students and alumni, and communicate the impact of alumni and of OSU on the world.
Enrich the lives of alumni and friends by helping them establish lifelong, meaningful and valued relationships with OSU and with each other.
Inspire a lifelong connection to OSU for alumni, students and friends through learning, advocacy and community.
respect ● connectedness ● engagement ● inclusion ● innovation