The mission of Daemen University is to prepare creative, ethically-minded leaders for a diverse and interconnected world by integrating the intellectual strengths acquired through the liberal arts with the preparation necessary for professional excellence to make meaningful contributions to society.
At Daemen University,
1. We are a community of scholars.
We emphasize collaborative learning experiences led by faculty experts to foster the
intellectual curiosity needed to promote research and life-long learning.
2. We are focused on Inclusive Excellence.
We recognize the value of cultural, individual, and experiential differences present
throughout the institution and embrace this diversity through a culture of inclusion.
3. We are student-centered.
At its core, we are focused on developing the whole student and treating them as
individuals to support their growth and future success while we ensure that a Daemen
education affords students with the ability to achieve their goals, contribute positively
to society, and grow as a person.
4. We are community-minded.
We recognize the power of service to strengthen communities - locally, nationally, and
internationally - and we engage with our students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community
partners to advance positive change.
5. We are innovative.
We encourage innovation by fostering creativity and offering an environment that
supports opportunities for growth and change.
6. We are stewards of resources.
We respect the value of all our resources by keeping our commitments, acting
consistently and fairly, and fulfill our duties to all parties. We are accountable for what
we say and do.
Daemen University seeks to become an institution of national distinction through recognized excellence in academics, co-curricular experiences, athletics, inclusion, and community service in an educational environment where all students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community partners are able to learn, grow and use their skills to create a better world.