President Rankins' Vision

Through continual focus on 15 key areas, Alcorn State University will position and sustain itself as a premier comprehensive land-grant university, while maintaining its core mission of providing an accessible and quality postsecondary education to underserved populations.

  1. Maintaining sound fiscal management
  2. Securing adequate resources to support university operations
  3. Improving campus infrastructure and facilities
  4. Marketing and promoting the strengths of the university
  5. Gaining and maintaining a competitive advantage for recruiting students
  6. Providing quality customer service and student support services
  7. Fostering an engaging, safe, and nurturing campus life
  8. Improving student success and completion outcomes
  9. Facilitating a campus culture of accountability
  10. Supporting staff and faculty development and rewarding success
  11. Supporting high quality teaching, research, and educational outreach
  12. Strengthening competitiveness, sustainability, and compliance within athletics programs
  13. Creating strategic partnerships that support our mission
  14. Fostering strong alumni relations
  15. Cultivating new donors and culture of giving among recent graduates