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Creating
Distinctive
Educational
Experiences

Rooted in the Liberal Arts

Doane University is prepared and equipped to meet the needs of modern students, producing highly educated citizens for an emerging global society. Our Mission and Vision statements reflect our commitment to today’s students.

 

Mission Statement

To create distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

 

Vision Statement

Doane University will be a comprehensive university, recognized for innovation, valuing the liberal arts and professional studies in order to empower and prepare students for life, career, and community engagement.

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Our Values

What we value says a lot about who we are. Doane is 147 years of history, four campuses of opportunity, hundreds of dedicated faculty and staff, and thousands of students and alumni bearing testimony to what we can achieve. And with these values, we define what we will continue to be.

Inclusion

Inclusion

Inclusion

Helping each and every student discover who they are and how they can live and contribute in a global society.

Integrity

Integrity

Integrity

Upholding high standards of academic and professional excellence and integrity makes Doane an enduring and prestigious institution.

Innovation

Innovation

Innovation

Encouraging big, bold thinking from all of our students, faculty, and staff ensures Doane remains at the forefront of relevant new learning.

Transformation

Transformation

Transformation

Caring about all our students, staff, and our world helps us learn and grow into a new era for both our university and our planet.

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