Eureka College Vision, Mission & Values
One of the reasons Eureka College faculty, students and alumni find success is because we are guided by a common purpose greater than our individual goals. All Eureka College members subscribe to and aim to learn, lead and serve in accordance with our vision, mission & values.
Vision & Mission
To empower every individual to reach his or her full potential through intentional programming that focuses on learning, service, and leadership opportunities.
Eureka College, affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is a liberal arts and science institution, which also provides professional programs with a liberal arts emphasis.The College exists to cultivate excellence in learning, service, and leadership through the mutual development of intellect and character to enable graduates to lead meaningful lives and have successful careers.
Core Values at Eureka College
Eureka College’s core values dictate our behavior, our action, and who we are as an institution. While we can’t put everything we value into one simple list, our core values consist of:
- DEDICATION TO LEARNING
- SERVANT LEADERSHIP
- SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND MUTUAL RESPECT
- DATA-INFORMED DECISION-MAKING
- STEWARDSHIP AND SUSTAINABILITY
The educational experience at Eureka College is designed to help the student achieve ten goals
Development of the intellect
- The ability to analyze, compare, evaluate and reason, and the ability to deal with abstract concepts
Development of communication skills
- Reading, writing, speaking, listening, visual communication, and mathematics
Development of aesthetic awareness
- Through encounters with great works of art, music, and literature, and through self-expression in the arts.
Development of cultural awareness
- Through the knowledge of the outstanding events and personalities of our common heritage
Development of understanding of the natural environment
- As revealed by science and the social environment created by human cultures
Development of physical fitness, alertness, and vitality
Development of competence in at least one academic or professional field
Development of greater social awareness and a greater sense of personal responsibility
- Through participation in a community of living and learning
Development of personal values
- Based on an awareness of the various challenges facing the individual, the family, the community, the nation, and the world, with an effort to find the best solutions proposed by various thinkers of our cultural heritage
- In the search for ways to use knowledge in leadership and service to further the welfare of humanity