Priorities and Strategic Goals


•     Foster substantive scholarly engagement with Catholic ideas and ideals at Duquesne.
•     Impact scholarship and problem-solving beyond Duquesne.
•     Nurture an educational community characterized by the Spiritan charism.

Strategic goals

1.   Contribute to Duquesne University's Catholic and Spiritan mission 

  • Facilitate institutional culture and practice consonant with our mission and identity.

2.   Increase DU faculty and student awareness of Catholic ideas and ideals

  • Utilize diverse forms of faculty support and create new opportunities to broaden and deepen faculty engagement with the Center.

3.   Produce scholarship that contributes to Catholic intellectual life

  •  Sponsor research, publications, dialogue, and problem-solving.

4.   Promote the reputation of the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture  

  • Communicate and amplify our mission and our core values

5. Seek external funding for innovative programs and initiatives


We will rely on quantitative and qualitative evidence for assessment.