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Norfolk State University

Associate Member

Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Founded: 1935

ORAU Member since: 2010

Member Councilor: Stacey Franklin Jones

Enrollment: 5,421 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

Norfolk State University’s Mission is to provide an affordable, high-quality education for an ethnically and culturally diverse student population, equipping them with the capability to become productive citizens who continuously contribute to a global and rapidly changing society.

Strategic imperatives:

  • Enhance students’ success by providing high-quality academic instruction and support to ensure an improved graduation rate;
  • Develop an efficient management structure to increase organizational efficiency and improve performance across all areas;
  • Increase total funding by identifying multiple funding sources and new initiatives to form a solid fiscal foundation and to provide ongoing services for NSU’s constituents.

Core assets:

  • Talented student body
  • Public support
  • Motivated faculty and staff
  • Tradition of service

Website: Norfolk State University