Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Physical Education Major, Tim Reamer, Senior, won the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.Read more!Nutrition Major / Spanish Minor, Sarah Hussey, Senior, was the College of Education and Health Services' recipient of the 2016 Award in Academic Honors.Read more!Improving health and education is a critical concern for every community. Our college helps students seeking to make a difference in these areas by developing their sense of service, enhanced by the Benedictine value of concern for others.
Our Mission To prepare professionals in education and health committed to ethical practice, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.
Our Vision Our graduates will have a positive impact on health and education outcomes of the diverse communities they serve.
I have always thought of our college as a community of professionals serving others- working here at the Lisle campus and around the world to make people’s lives better. My colleagues and I invite you to explore our mission and programs and how together we can enrich them.
Welcome to our community, Ethel C. Ragland, EdD, MN, RN