Marywood University is sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), Scranton, Pennsylvania. Marywood, an educational community spirited by the mission of the IHM Congregation, lives out its own mission with a commitment to spiritual, ethical, and religious values, as well as a tradition of service. In this way, it enables people of all ages to develop fully as persons called by God to become free, authentic, and moral.

The mission of the University, reflective of the mission of its sponsor, continues to be a force for good in society. Over the years, the IHM Congregation has maintained a commitment to the governance, administration, and staffing needs of Marywood University.

For more information about the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, visit the IHM website.