ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
Mission and Vision of the Ateneo de Manila University
As a University, the Ateneo de Manila seeks to preserve, extend, and communicate truth and apply it to human development and the preservation of the environment.
As a Filipino University, the Ateneo de Manila seeks to identify and enrich Philippine culture and make it its own. Through the education of the whole person…the University aims to contribute to the development goals of the nation.
As a Catholic University, the Ateneo de Manila seeks to form persons who…will devote their lives to the service of others and, through the promotion of justice, serve especially those who are most in need of help, the poor and the powerless…. (Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Schools Faculty Manual, 2002, p. 2)