Office of Graduate Studies

Mission

In keeping with the Lasallian tradition, Graduate Education provides a learning environment which inspires the development of knowledge, expertise, and leadership. Graduate students are challenged to question critically, search for truth, and generate new knowledge through scholarship and innovation. Graduates are prepared to assume active roles in responding ethically to complex societal issues in professional, local, and global communities while advocating for social justice.

Vision

Lewis University will be recognized as a premier, innovative provider of intellectually-engaging Graduate Education.

Values

Graduate education at Lewis University is aligned with and guided by the shared ideals expressed in our Catholic and Lasallian Mission.

Open and Respectful Intellectual Engagement
Provide a safe environment for exploring diverse perspective to positively address issues

Academic and Creative Excellence
Commit to the highest standards of learning, discovery, and student success through evidence-based program development and review, and assessment of student learning.

Ethically Grounded
Engage students in responding ethically to complex societal issues through intellectual, collaborative, creative, and transformative approaches.

Collaborate Scholarship and Innovation
Engage in a shared journey of rigorous and relevant pursuit of knowledge and novel solutions. Integrity and candor guide our scholarship to ensure credibility, build trust, and facilitate innovative approaches in partnership with community stakeholders.

Leadership
Inspire students to become transformative leaders able to create a clear, shared vision in pursuit of a dynamic future.