Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

Elevating the experience of twenty-first century spirituality

The Mission

Leading the cultivation of new consciousness through diverse, heart-centered, and spiritually responsible educational programs and dialogues, inspiring the global community to create a just, peaceful, and prosperous world.

To accomplish this mission, the Program in the Study of Spirituality (PSS) will:

• Encourage the sharing of ideas and knowledge about the practices of spirituality and their relationship to planetary and individual well-being.

• Promote community participation in multi-faith, multi-spiritual dialogue.

• Stimulate research in the burgeoning global phenomenon of spirituality.

• Explore the impact of spirituality across academic disciplines and professions.

• Offer formal curricula in the study of spirituality at undergraduate and graduate levels.

• Provide a platform for invited practitioners and scholars of spirituality on campus and in the community.