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Mission, Vision and Values



SU - Mission
Schreiner University, a liberal arts institution affiliated by choice and covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA), is committed to educating students holistically. Primarily undergraduate, the university offers a personalized, integrated education that prepares its students for meaningful work and purposeful lives in a changing global society.


SU - Vision
Schreiner University will always hold student success as its first priority. The university will be known for its academic rigor; it will continue to be an institution of opportunity where students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences learn through educational programs equipping them to achieve, excel, and lead. The university aspires to serve as a standard to others in programs and practices.


SU - Values
Schreiner University...

  • holds sacred the Christian convictions that each student is valuable and unique and that the university's purpose is to enable every student to grow intellectually, physically and spiritually.
  • values diversity of people and thought in a setting of open, civil discourse.
  • embraces life-long learning and service to society as critical traits in a world whose community is global.
  • believes that higher education is instrumental in developing thoughtful, productive, and ethical citizens.
  • believes that the values that inform our relationships with our students should also inform our relationships with one another.

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