Vision, Mission, and Values


To be a great Catholic university dedicated to providing students with excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.


To provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world.


To reflect prayerfully on the Gospels to determine the ways we can advance: 

Power Goals

  • Goal #1 Graduate men and women of character who are well-prepared to be transformational leaders (Character)
  • Goal #2 Build academic excellence and student success through innovative teaching, research, and experiential learning. (Excellence)
  • Goal #3 Amplify Marian University's reputation to communicate value and demonstrate return on investment (Reputation)
  • Goal #4 Grow and steward the human, physical and financial resources needed to carry out our mission (Stewardship)

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