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Shorter faculty member to present poetry as part of Boston University reading series
Shorter University Assistant Professor of English Renee Emerson has been invited to read selections from her book, “Keeping Me Still,” as part of Boston University’s upcoming Robert Lowell Memorial Reading Series. The Pushcart Prize-nominated a read more...
Shorter University music faculty members present an evening of music
The Shorter University School of Fine and Performing Arts opens the 2014-15 academic year with an evening of performances by its music faculty artists.  The Faculty Gala will take place Monday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. It is free and read more...
President and Mrs. Dowless host student leaders for back-to-school dinners
August 13 - Student leaders have returned to campus to prepare for the beginning of the fall semester on Monday, August 18. Many students, including athletic teams and band members, have already returned to campus, and new students begin moving in read more...
Summer 2014 Issue of Shorter Magazine is Available Online
  The Summer 2014 issue of Shorter Magazine is now available online. Enjoy feature stori read more
Meet the Coaches Luncheon on August 28
Shorter University Athletics invites you to the 2014 Meet the Coaches Luncheon! Thursday, August 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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