Foundational Documents for Trustees


Jesuit Higher Education

Some Characteristics of Jesuit Universities
               AJCU presidents and US provincials, 2012

Challenges to Jesuit Higher Education Today 
               Superior General Adolfo Nicolas, S.J., 2010

The Jesuit Catholic Mission of Jesuit Colleges and Universities 
               AJCU, 2010

Ignatian-Jesuit Core Values

          The Service of Faith in a Religiously Pluralistic World 
                         Former Superior General Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., 2006 

Catholic Higher Education

The Catholic University of the 21st Century: Educating for Solidarity
               Paul Locatelli, S.J., 2005

Ex Corde Ecclesiae
               Pope John Paul II, 1990, an Apostolic Constitution on Catholic universities

Catholic Social Teaching

Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching
                US Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005 

Higher Education

Accreditation Criteria booklet
                 Higher Learning Commission, effective January 2012

Xavier University

          Xavier University Vision Statement and Supplement

          Xavier University Mission Statement and Supplement 
Task Force, 2012

Code of Regulations
                 of the Board of Trustees, 2011