Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives.
Inspired by the Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue, our vision is to:
Prepare students to adapt creatively to tomorrow’s realities through excellence in the liberal arts, sciences and the professions.
Build a community of scholars welcoming and respecting a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs and perspectives.
Cultivate the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical and personal awareness needed to make wise choices for life, career and service.
Encourage and support scholarly work that contributes to the wisdom on which society bases its decisions.
Engage other educational institutions, industry and agencies of social change in collaborative efforts fostering a just, peaceful and sustainable world.