“We see a university in which students are educated using a globally integrated curriculum and a campus climate in which intercultural engagement is valued and practiced on a daily basis.” 


goals of the mrule ICA Program:

  • Support students’ transition to MSU and their engagement with campus services, resources, personnel, and peers.
  • Foster an inclusive campus climate that supports students’ identity development, sense of belonging, and community building.
  • Cultivate students’ abilities to engage with intercultural issues and cross cultural boundaries.
  • Support students’ retention and persistence at MSU.
  • Build students’ capacity to live and learn in a diverse, global society.
  • Enhance students’ ability to view themselves as part of an interconnected global community.
  • Promote the value of lifelong, holistic learning.

nine principles that drive our culture:mruleicalogo

  1. Put students first
  2. Match our deeds with our words
  3. Give more than we take
  4. Connect the dots
  5. Try new things
  6. Embrace learning
  7. Reflect… a lot
  8. Ask Questions
  9. Use data to improve ourselves and our work