Feb 28, 2020  

Mission Statement and Values


Mission Statement

The Doane University mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens in the world.


Our four core values help us continue to put the student experience first.

  • Community: Doane is an engaged and cohesive community comprised of individuals and smaller communities, in which everyone can contribute and participate.
  • Empowerment: Doane encourages its community making principled decisions and taking responsibility for them.
  • Excellence: Doane sets high standards of teaching, scholarship, service and leadership.
  • Impact: It is the heart of the Doane experience. At Doane, one can make a positive difference on oneself, on others, on the environment, and on life.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Applicants for admission and employment or professional agreements with the University are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class recognized by state or federal law in admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs and activities. Sexual Harassment and sexual violence are prohibited forms of sex discrimination.

Any person having inquiries concerning the University's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, of the Civil Rights Act 1964, or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is directed to contact Laura Northup, Director of Human Resources at laura.northup@doane.edu or 1014 Boswell Ave. Crete, NE 68333; (402) 826-6773. Any persons having inquiries concerning the University's compliance with the regulations of implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, is directed to contact Dennis Amoateng, Title IX Coordinator at dennis.amoateng@doane.edu or 1014 Boswell Ave. Crete, NE 68333; (402) 826-6796. Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution's compliance with the Regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504.