Our Mission

Mary Baldwin empowers leaders to pursue lives of purpose in a changing world.

2025 Strategic Plan (PDF)
2020-2021 University Goals (PDF)
Mary Baldwin University Bylaws (PDF, updated 10-20-17)


As a distinctive small university committed to its rich heritage as an inclusive, women-centered liberal arts college, Mary Baldwin fulfills its mission by providing undergraduate, graduate, and professional education to a diverse population of women and men. It emphasizes high ethical standards and the development of critical, creative, and reflective reasoning as the foundation for fulfilling, engaged, and meaningful lives.