Mission Statement

Here at Widener, a leading metropolitan university, we achieve our mission by creating a learning environment where curricula are connected to societal issues through civic engagement.

Our mission at Widener includes the following tenets: 

  • We lead by providing a unique combination of liberal arts and professional education in a challenging, scholarly, and culturally diverse academic community. 
  • We engage our students through dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning. 
  • We inspire our students to be citizens of character who demonstrate professional and civic leadership.
  • We contribute to the vitality and well-being of the communities we serve.