Mission of Smith College

Mission of Smith College

Mission of Smith College

Mission

Smith College educates women of promise for lives of distinction. A college of and for the world, Smith links the power of the liberal arts to excellence in research and scholarship, developing leaders for society's challenges.

Values

  • Smith is a community dedicated to learning, teaching, scholarship, discovery, creativity and critical thought.
  • Smith is committed to access and diversity, recruiting and supporting talented, ambitious women of all backgrounds.
  • Smith educates women to understand the complexity of human history and the variety of the world's cultures through engagement with social, political, aesthetic and scientific issues.
  • Smith prepares women to fulfill their responsibilities to the local, national and global communities in which they live and to steward the resources that sustain them.