University Mission Statement
Rooted in the historic tradition of the
United Church of Christ, Elon University embraces its founder's vision
of an academic community that transforms mind, body, and spirit
and encourages freedom of thought and liberty of conscience.
fulfill this vision, Elon University acts upon these commitments:
We nurture a rich intellectual community characterized by active student
engagement with a faculty dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarly
b. We provide a dynamic and challenging undergraduate curriculum
grounded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences and complemented
by distinctive professional and graduate programs.
c. We integrate learning
across the disciplines and put knowledge into practice, thus preparing
students to be global citizens and informed leaders motivated by
concern for the common good.
d. We foster respect for
human differences, passion for a life of learning, personal integrity,
and an ethic of work and service.