Mission and Strategic Plan

William Jewell College is more focused than ever on advancing critical thinking and preparing students to connect their thinking with their purpose. As evidenced in our strategic plan, we have a clear vision for increasing access to education and maintaining a vibrant campus that attracts the best students and faculty, while ensuring our current students have an enriching experience that prepares them for their futures as engaged citizens.

Our Mission

We educate our community to ask reflective questions, apply critical thought and act with purpose.


Our Values

We flourish by valuing:

Authentic Engagement
Courageous Citizenship
Creative Expression
Inclusive Communities
Innovative Thought
Spiritual Exploration


Strategic Plan

Jewell's Leadership team outlined its vision for highest access and highest quality in this Strategic Plan for 2023-2030.