Institutional Capabilities Statement
Metropolitan State University of Denver’s heritage as an urban land-grant institution, coupled with its location in the heart of Colorado's largest metro area, embodies the mission of accessibility, diversity and academic excellence. Integrated into the fabric of civic life, MSU Denver is seen as a respected community asset that is responsive to the changing needs of our surrounding environment. The University has the ability and the self-assigned mandate to assume a measure of responsibility for the economic health, cultural health and well-being of the community to benefit the public good.
MSU Denver is more powerfully poised than ever before to apply the intellectual strength of faculty and the energy of students to solve real-world problems. The Institutional Capabilities Statement outlines and demonstrates MSU Denver’s commitment to forming enterprises which enable students, faculty and staff to address issues that will attract the broader community to seek its expertise.