Mission and Identity for Trustees

Academic Vision and Values

Photo of Student making a modelXavier University, a comprehensive university in the Jesuit tradition, excels at educating students intellectually, morally and spiritually by challenging them to become men and women of integrity and compassion. We inspire one another to achieve our full potential and to engage in society as competent, thoughtful, and responsible global citizens. We value academic rigor, research, reflection, and the integration of knowledge and action that works toward the betterment of society.

Xavier's Core Values

Xavier is committed to:

Academic Excellence - A rigorous, analytical and reflective learning community led by accomplished faculty engaged in creative scholarly activity

Ignatian tradition - Education of the whole person intellectually, morally and spiritually through lives of solidarity and service, with sensitivity to issues of social and environmental justice

Integrity - A climate of academic freedom, professionalism, collegiality, and mutual respect throughout a diverse University community operating according to our principles of shared governance


Spring 2011