I.        To promote understanding and praxis of the Dominican University motto, Caritas et Veritas, as the theological and philosophical roots of mission


    II.        To deepen understanding of the Catholic Dominican intellectual tradition of the pursuit of truth as a dialogue between faith and reason


   III.        To engage board, administration, faculty, staff and students in ongoing formation for Catholic Dominican mission.


  IV.        To foster a welcoming service community marked by faith, prayer, contemplative study, pastoral concern, justice and interreligious dialogue


   V.        To encourage a continuing presence of vowed and lay Dominicans at the university


  VI.        To support the Siena Center’s mission of engaging the Catholic tradition with contemporary cultural and ecclesial issues


 VII.            To support and enhance the understanding of Dominican history and tradition through the programs, scholarly research and publications of the McGreal Center