Mission The mission of Wingate University is to develop educated, ethical, and productive citizens at home and abroad. Following its Judeo-Christian heritage, the University seeks to cultivate the following in its students: Knowledge, Faith, and Service.
To promote knowledge, the University seeks to:
- Provide programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional study - Provide a faculty committed to teaching and learning - Require a core curriculum designed to develop: - aesthetic, cultural, and literary appreciation - analytical and problem-solving abilities - critical thinking - effective communication - integrated perspectives on civilization, the individual, and the social group - physical wellness - Offer majors appropriate to the University's student population and resources that further develop students' knowledge and skills in focused areas - Create opportunities for international study and travel - Provide opportunities to explore and develop academic, career, and personal goals - Encourage participation in co-curricular an extra-curricular educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities
To nurture faith, the University seeks to:
- Sustain a community where the bases of faith are explored and where there is a search for truth and meaning - Articulate the ideal of integrity in all relationships - Encourage ethical application of knowledge informed by Judeo-Christian principles - Create and support opportunities for worship and faith development - Attract scholars for whom Judeo-Christian values and practice are important aspects of living
To encourage service, the University seeks to:
- Emphasize the importance of service to God and humanity - Facilitate opportunities to volunteer time, knowledge, and labor beyond the campus community - Sponsor organizations that coordinate service opportunities and foster leadership and teamwork