Mission: Neumann University, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, is a Catholic co-educational institution of higher education in the liberal arts and Franciscan traditions.The University offers an education based on the concepts that knowledge, while valuable in itself, is to be used in the service of others, and that learning is a life-long process.Neumann University affirms and respects the uniqueness and inherent dignity of each person and believes that the individual's spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, and social growth complement and fulfill one another.Neumann seeks to educate a diverse population of students in a scholarly, supportive, and caring environment.Education at Neumann integrates the intellectual and affective development of its students. Its programs sharpen social awareness and ethical concern. Neumann's community reflects the spirit and values of St. Francis of Assisi by developing a sense of responsibility which fosters and respects diversity. Implicit in the University's Mission
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