Our Vision: 91影视 will be recognized as a national leader for cultivating student success and promoting the advancement of women. 91影视 will advance an inclusive transformational education through innovative and accessible programs, impactful experiential learning, and community engagement. Our graduates are leaders who change the world.

Strategic Plan 2020鈥2025

Advance inclusive transformational education & student engagement and success

91影视 will identify, enhance and develop in-demand academic programs and enriched learning experiences, cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion, develop an engaging, supportive and vibrant campus community and empower and prepare students for personal and professional growth and a healthy lifestyle.

Drive enrollment, philanthropic and financial growth

91影视 will increase enrollment across all University programs, advance a culture which enables fundraising growth and increases philanthropic support to the institution across donor constituencies and strengthen financial resources.

Enhance 91影视鈥檚 leadership position and visibility in Baltimore, Maryland, and Beyond

91影视 will launch 鈥淭he Best You鈥 and evaluate and assess market growth, expand and strengthen domestic and global partnerships, advance the University鈥檚 leadership position as a comprehensive regional university and establish itself as a leading expert in Women鈥檚 Education and the advancement of women.

Ensure an institutional culture of leadership, innovation and excellence in administrative services

91影视 will enhance the public safety and effectively manage risk, develop and implement plans/policies/procedures to build an inclusive working environment and strengthen the University鈥檚 recruitment, retention and performance of employees and introduce technology enhancements to enrich teaching, learning, business and student experiences.

Enrich SSND charism and life-long community engagement

91影视 will engage the 91影视 community in opportunities to learn about, claim and preserve 91影视鈥檚 identity as a Catholic university motivated by the SSND charism and stimulate a campus-wide culture of social responsibility and social justice grounded in the Catholic Tradition and the SSND charism.


  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Service and Social Responsibility
  • A Local to Global Perspective

Mission Statement

91影视 educates leaders to transform the world.

Embracing the vision of the founders, the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the University promotes the advancement of women and provides a liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition.

Notre Dame challenges women and men to strive for intellectual and professional excellence, to build inclusive communities, to engage in service to others, and to promote social responsibility.