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Identity, Mission, Vision, Core Values
and Strategic Goals

Rosalie and Anthony Mirenda with Tracy Davidson



Neumann University, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia, is a Catholic institution of higher education in the Franciscan tradition.


Neumann University educates a diverse community of learners based upon the belief that knowledge is a gift to be shared in the service of others and that learning is a lifelong process. 


Neumann University strives to be a teaching university of distinction, providing innovative, transformational education in the Catholic Franciscan tradition.  Neumann RISES on the values of Reverence, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Stewardship and lives the actions these values inspire.  Neumann’s curriculum promotes thoughtful and ethical leadership in service and response to a global and technologically complex world.



Core Values







Strategic Goals

I.  Integrate our Catholic Franciscan identity.

II. Become a teaching university of distinction.

III. Strengthen a spirit and culture of reverence, integrity, service, excellence, and stewardship.

IV. Cultivate a meaningful and effective mission-directed, market-responsive climate for learning, teaching, and scholarship.

V. Steward our resources to ensure ongoing financial vibrancy in support of academic excellence, access, and affordability.


Neumann University One Neumann Drive Aston, PA 19014-1298 Phone: 610-459-0905 or 800.9.NEUMANN

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