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University Mission Statement




Founded in 1854,  Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College & University (HBCU), is committed to maintaining a nurturing and stimulating environment for learning, teaching, research, creative expression and public service for a diverse student body, faculty and workforce. With a myriad of firsts to its credit and a tradition of producing world leaders, the University engages in programs that increase knowledge and global understanding.  The University’s diverse student body and expert workforce foster a supportive environment for professional and personal growth and mutual respect.

The core values of the institution are SECURE:

         The University prepares its students to use their gifts and resources to advance the well-being of its community and to meet the challenges of a global economy.

         The University considers excellence a standard in its academic, social, technological, economic, environmental, and spiritual pursuits.

         The University cultivates a culture of care and service among its community, which ultimately benefits the world at large.

         The University fosters understanding and mutual respect for the contributions and perspectives of its diverse student body, faculty, staff, alumni, surrounding and global communities.

         The University respects its traditions and reveres its storied legacy.

         The University’s identity and its work are guided by integrity and sound ethical values.

August 2013







Lincoln University 
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