continue to communicate its core values,
distinguish itself from other institutions, publicize its strengths and
thereby attract the resources that will enable it to remain a premier
Catholic university in the Marianist tradition.
The ability of the University of Dayton to provide an excellent education rests on its ability to manage as wisely as possible its human, financial, capital and environmental resources. The University, therefore, has a responsibility of stewardship to ensureits vitality for future generations. Efficiency, quality assurance, cost containment and demonstrated effectiveness are core elements of this stewardship.
The institution must also continue to be affordable, so that students can continue to benefit from its distinctive approach to education. Sustained quality in programs, operations and facilities, as well as in the professional development of faculty and staff, is central to the University.