Mission and Goals


The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs will be a leading contributor towards advancing the HSU mission by providing opportunities that enhance the overall experience of the student and the campus community.


Operating under a student centered philosophy, the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs supports students in the achievement of their academic, personal, and professional goals. Our programs and services promote individuality, responsible citizenship, sustainability, and inclusiveness. To achieve this mission, we strategically focus on enrollment management, engagement, diversity, student development, health and wellness, and operational efficiency.


(Relates to HSU Priorities 1. Student Success, 2. Enhancing Revenue & 3. Advancing HSU’s Vision)

• Focus the work in every department on student success and retention, in support of the institutional goals spelled out in the Enrollment Management Plan. (13-14)

• Create new and/or enhance existing support services to meet the needs of traditionally underrepresented students. (13-14)

• Support and celebrate HSU’s Centennial Year through programs and activities for students and alumni. (13-14)
• Incorporate the mission and vision into the recruitment and orientation of new staff.  Strengthen our efforts to diversify our staff. (13-14)
• Generate additional revenue to enhance our offerings. (13-14)

Division Learning and Developmental Domains (based on CAS & Learning Reconsidered)

Knowledge Acquisition, Construction, Integration, and Application
Understanding knowledge from a range of disciplines, Connecting knowledge to other knowledge, ideas, and experiences, Constructing knowledge, Relating knowledge to daily life

Cognitive Complexity
Critical thinking, Reflective thinking, Effective reasoning, Creativity

Intrapersonal Development
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect, Identity development, Commitment to ethics and integrity, Spiritual awareness

Interpersonal Competence
Meaningful relationships, Interdependence, Collaboration, Effective leadership

Humanitarianism and Civic Engagement
Understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences, Global perspective, Social responsibility, Sense of civic responsibility

Practical Competence
Pursuing goals, Communicating effectively, Technological competence, Managing personal affairs, Managing career development, Demonstrating professionalism, Managing health and wellness, Living a purposeful and satisfying life