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Shorter University employee Marcia Slade named Staff Member of the Year
Shorter University Assistant Director of Financial Aid Marcia Slade was named Staff Member of the Year during the university’s recent Awards Day ceremony. The award, based on nominations from faculty and staff, is given to an employee who has di read more...
Shorter University hosts symposium to discuss Ukraine crisis
The Social Science Department of the Shorter University College of Arts & Sciences invites the public to the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business on Wednesday, April 16 at 4 p.m., as four panelists offer their views on the recent events unfold read more...
Shorter University students inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society
Twelve Shorter University students were recently inducted into Shorter’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society. The students represent the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors academically across all disciplines. The following stud read more...
Winter Issue of Shorter Magazine is Hot Off the Press
Watch your mailbox for the winter issue Shorter University magazine. Read about how the Shorter read more
Graduation Information – May 2 at The Forum
2014 Spring Commencement Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10 a.m. *Graduates report at 8:30 a.m. read more
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The Mission of Shorter University is to provide quality higher education, enabling and encouraging student commitment to active life-long learning, personal spiritual values, responsible citizenship, and community and societal leadership in a global context.

The University seeks to accomplish this Mission through quality undergraduate liberal arts programs, specialized professional programs, and select graduate programs. Geographically distant locations and online classes provide educational opportunities to individuals who are unable to attend classes in a traditional setting. The University affirms a commitment to the Christian faith and strives to integrate Christian values within a nurturing community within its whole process of education. 

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