University and Department Mission Statements

University Mission Statement

Pacific Lutheran University seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care – for other people, their communities and for the earth.

Student Engagement

Mission, Vision, and Values

SE Mission:
Empower LUTES to discover, develop, and apply new strategies to cultivate brave* journeys as leaders in the creation of an equitable global community. 
*Brave Spaces defined –>>

Engage students, staff, and faculty in experiences that leverage student success in transition and retention.

Student Engagement is committed to fostering brave and inclusive communities and spaces with students, staff, and faculty advisors; inclusive of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, interfaith, age, ability, socio-economic, immigration, and veteran status.

We acknowledge our responsibilities connected to educating self and examining our impact on each other in community, connected to Cultural Intelligence, Collaboration, Courage, Commitment, Curiosity, and Cognizance. The Six Signature Traits of Inclusive LeadershipJuliet Bourke, Bernadette Dillion