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Pioneer Hall in the spring

Mission Statement

Linfield's Mission

Connecting Learning, Life and Community.

Linfield University advances a vision of learning, life and community that:

  • Promotes intellectual challenge and creativity
  • Values both theoretical and practical knowledge
  • Engages thoughtful dialogue in a climate of mutual respect
  • Honors the rich texture of diverse cultures and varied ways of understanding
  • Piques curiosity for a lifetime of inquiry
  • And inspires the courage to live by moral and spiritual principle and to defend freedom of conscience