Provide a values based context for university experiences.
- A majority of students will participate in service opportunities in an on-going way.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the ethical dimensions of their fields of study.
- A majority of students will participate in spiritual development activities.
- Employees will demonstrate core values in the work place.
Foster an awareness and appreciation of the pluralistic nature of contemporary society.
- Graduates will choose to study or work in multicultural settings either at home or abroad.
- Students will demonstrate a deeper appreciation for cultural diversity and an understanding of global issues.
- Enrolled students will travel abroad during their college years.
- Employee groups and governing bodies will reflect the pluralistic nature of contemporary society.
Provide a supportive and welcoming environment to a diverse academic community.
- Students enrolled in any program will fulfill their academic goals by successfully completing their degree work.
- An increasing number of racially and culturally diverse students and employees will choose Marywood as a welcoming community.
- Students from a cross-section of socio-economic groups will enroll in each incoming class.
- Campus constituencies will express satisfaction with all campus services.
Prepare people for socially responsible leadership roles.
- Students will participate in an internship or practicum experience.
- Students will demonstrate a significant level of co-curricular activities.
- Students will experience positive interactions with faculty members outside of class.
- Employees will serve as role models of socially responsible leaders.
Provide a challenging instructional program.
- Students will demonstrate achievement of cognitive skills at a level comparable to peers on standardized tests.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically by engaging in research activities and by developing problem solving strategies.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate the liberal arts tradition with their professional specializations.
- Students will demonstrate competence in both information literacy skills and communications skills.
- Faculty will provide evidence of ongoing scholarly activity.
Inspire a sense of personal responsibility for responding to social justice issues.
- Faculty, staff, and students will participate in projects designed to address social inequities.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of both national and international social justice issues.
- Faculty, students, and staff will serve as advocates for justice in their personal
and professional lives.