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Mission & Values

Our Purpose

We Build Leaders.

Our Mission

Doane University's mission is to create distinctive educational experiences, immersed 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.

Our Vision

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.

Our Values

Inclusion: Doane values creating an environment in which all individuals and communities are able to fully participate, belong, and thrive in authentic ways.

Integrity: Doane values ethical and principled decision-making and taking responsibility for one's actions.

Innovation: Doane values forward thinking and the ability to develop and implement new or re-imagined ideas in a collaborative environment.

Transformation: Doane values enhancing lives and developing potential.