Our Mission

Our Commitment to All Students: The Opportunity To Succeed

THE VISION OF DOWLING COLLEGE IS TO BECOME A REGIONALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION THAT PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION BY FOSTERING AN ENVIRONMENT OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING AND OPEN ACADEMIC INQUIRY.

Mission Statement

Dowling College is an independent comprehensive educational institution in the liberal arts tradition whose mission is to prepare students to succeed in a wide range of careers and creative pursuits. We prepare a diverse student population to lead and contribute to a global community through collaboration between an expert faculty and a dedicated staff, all of whom are devoted to a supportive, individualized learning environment.

 

Student Success

Goal 1.1 Ensure that students have the support to persist in their academic studies until graduation with a clear path to a career or further education.

Goal 1.2 Create a learning environment that includes modern facilities, resources, and opportunities for social interaction and events.

Goal 1.3 Foster a campus community that is diverse in its interests, beliefs, culture, ethnicity, and geographic origin.

Academic Excellence

Goal 2.1 Provide students with a rigorous and relevant education through programs that include leadership experiences, service opportunities, and career connections.

Goal 2.2 Support an expert faculty that is active in teaching, research, and service to the College and community. 

Institutional Effectiveness

Goal 3.1 Ensure financial planning and practices that are sound, sustainable, and consistent with strategic planning and the mission of the College.

Goal 3.2 Foster a culture of decision making based on the continuous assessment and informed use of data to support the mission of the College.

Goal 3.3 Improve communication and connections among faculty, students, administration, staff and alumni while effectively promoting the College to outside constituencies.