Kansas Wesleyan University graduates individuals prepared for lifelong learning, success, responsibility, and service by integrating excellence in academics, co-curricular activities, and experiential learning in a faith-based and caring community. This focused vision statement is the guiding set of principles that shapes the actions and decisions taken by all members of the KWU community. The mission of Kansas Wesleyan University is to promote and integrate academic excellence, spiritual development, personal well-being, and social responsibility. Kansas Wesleyan provides an educational program characterized by excellence, within a caring community, rooted in the liberal arts tradition. The call of the university is to develop both intellect and character, to stimulate creativity and discover, to nurture the whole person - body, mind, and spirit. Diversity is embraced in curriculum, faculty, and students. Kansas Wesleyan University prepares students not only for careers and professions but also for lifelong learning. The University equips its students for responsible leadership in their communities, for useful service in and to the world, and for stewardship of the earth. Kansas Wesleyan University provides a setting in which faith and learning are integrated; encounter with the Christian proclamation is an integral part of the life of the University. The University fosters the lively discussion of faith and values, encouraging students to develop a thoughtful personal world view informed by Christian tradition. Kansas Wesleyan University serves the church, community, and the world by providing a variety of resources for educational, cultural, and spiritual enrichment. The aim of the University is to discover, to build, and to share a higher quality of life and a broader vision of the world.Kansas Wesleyan University has seen many transformations in our history but one constant has been our view that education is part of the redemptive work of the Church.