Cornell College Mission Statement
The following statement regarding the mission of Cornell College was endorsed by the Cornell College Faculty and adopted by the Board of Trustees in May 2012.
Cornell College, founded in 1853 in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a nationally recognized residential liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum.
Cornell College offers an innovative and rigorous learning community where faculty and staff collaborate with students to develop the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and moral courage necessary for a lifetime of learning and engaged citizenship.
- A liberal education that celebrates discovery and embraces the integration and application of knowledge
- Intellectual and moral growth
- Civic and social responsibility
- The dignity and worth of each individual in a diverse community