Strategic Planning

Basic Values

To realize its vision, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville embraces and is guided by the following values:

  • excellence in undergraduate education and graduate programs;
  • liberal education as a basis for lifelong learning, growth, and professional development;
  • the pursuit of knowledge and its practical application, and applied research
  • ethical behavior
  • students as the primary focus of university activities
  • respect for individual differences and support for the development of all students, faculty, and staff
  • people as the source of strength, reputation, and vitality
  • learning and development which occur inside and outside the classroom; and
  • service to the community, the state of Wisconsin, and society


The University of Wisconsin-Platteville provides associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree programs in a broad spectrum of disciplines including: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; criminal justice; education; business; agriculture; and the liberal arts.  We promote excellence by using a personal, hands-on approach to empower each student to become broader in perspective, intellectually more astute, ethically more responsible, and to contribute wisely as an accomplished professional and knowledgeable citizen in a diverse global community.


UW-Platteville will be recognized as the leading student-focused university for its success in achieving excellence, creating opportunities, and empowering each individual. 

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