Educational Effectiveness and Institutional Research

Mission and Student Learning Outcomes

The Assessment System is an ongoing process in harmony with CLU’s Mission and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).

The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.  California Lutheran University is a diverse scholarly community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies.  Rooted in the Lutheran tradition of Christian faith, the University encourages critical inquiry into matters of both faith and reason.

CLU’s Mission Statement is supported by each of the institution-wide Student Learning Outcomes, as noted below:

The mission of California Lutheran University is...

to educate

  • Creative and critical thinking
  • Information literacy
  • Communication (written and oral) skills
  • Quantitative literacy

leaders

  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Principled leadership

for a global society

  • Cross cultural competency

who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation and committed to service and justice.

  • Identity and values

 

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