Marianist Philosophy

The administration, faculty, and staff take a Catholic and Marianist approach to education that:

  • Maintains an environment of intellectual, social, spiritual and emotional growth.
  • Models reflective practitioner behavior.
  • Engages students in inquiry on the major issues and challenges confronting the profession.
  • Supports foundational research efforts that have implications for social policy.
  • Maintains rigorous academic standards.
  • Provides quality classroom instruction.
  • Provides and maintains a spirit of equity in program conduct.
  • Conducts interpersonal interactions with integrity and justice.

The Heritage of Nazareth

To learn more about our Marianist heritage, watch the video segment below.

The Heritage of Nazareth from University of Dayton on Vimeo.

You can also learn more about our Marianist educational philosophy and history here >>