"At Mansfield University, we develop leaders. We accomplish this by focusing on the four core values that have been our tradition since 1912: Character, Scholarship, Culture, and Service."
The Outstanding Senior Award has been presented by Mansfield University since 1974. A committee appointed by the University President selects the Outstanding Senior from the students who have been nominated by their departments or have received at-large nominations.
A nominee for the award must be a graduating senior during the current academic year. The selection committee considers the following criteria in its deliberations: