Susquehanna University is:

  • A selective, residential, national liberal-arts college focused on deliberate preparation for professions, careers, and engaged citizenship;

  • A learning community that supports excellence in scholarship, research, creative activity, and collaboration in and out of the classroom among faculty, staff, and student;

  • A diverse community that cultivates inclusive excellence, intercultural competence, and global citizenship;

  • An innovative community whose faculty and staff are its greatest resource;

  • A collaborative community that expects ethical behavior and mutual respect from all its members;

  • A responsible community committed to financial and environmental sustainability;

  • An engaged community that inspires and empowers alumni to be perpetual stewards of their alma mater;

  • A welcoming community that honors its Lutheran heritage through a commitment to service in the region and the world and the free and open exploration of ideas; and

  • A beautiful campus that fosters a holistic living and learning experience.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees, 28 October 2019.