Mission


Learn what our mission and vision call us to do both through our university and our media outlets.

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Mission Statement

University of Northwestern – St. Paul exists to provide Christ-centered higher education, equipping students to grow intellectually and spiritually, to serve effectively in their professions, and to give God-honoring leadership in the home, church, community, and world.

Vision Statement

Because of God's compelling love, we will teach wisdom and understanding to reach all nations for Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:14, Proverbs 1:7, Matthew 28:19

UNW Media Mission

Northwestern Media exists to lead people to Christ and nurture believers in their spiritual growth through Christ-centered media—a mission that started with our first radio station in 1949.

We are here to serve the Lord Jesus Christ and we do that by serving one another and our students.
W. Edward Glenny
J. Edwin Hartill Endowed Professor (2011-15)
Professor of New Testament Studies and Greek

University of Northwestern – St. Paul provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, medical status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, genetic makeup (including family medical history), status as a veteran, or other applicable protected class status. In accord with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e I(a)), University of Northwestern has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with Northwestern’s Doctrinal Statement and Declaration of Christian Community.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Northwestern – St. Paul, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and University policies, does not in principle and practice discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, medical status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, genetic makeup (including family medical history), status as a veteran, or other applicable protected class status. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, operation of University programs and activities, and employment. This policy is in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

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