Drury is an independent university, church-related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks:
To cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought.
To foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge.
To liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community.
With abiding commitments to our heritage and with renewed commitments to the global community and innovative teaching and scholarship:
Drury will be a premier university where the nation's finest teacher/scholars and professional staff educate students to become engaged, ethical, and compassionate citizens for servant leadership in communities characterized by change, complexity and global interdependence.