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Mission & Values

Mission & Values

Our Mission

Doane University's mission is 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.


Our Values

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

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

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

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.