"Rockhurst University exists to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world."
"The mission of Truman State University is to offer an exemplary undergraduate education to well-prepared students, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, in the context of a public institution of higher education."
"The University of Central Missouri experience transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation and world. UCM offers a comprehensive array of bachelor's programs and selected master's and doctoral programs building upon historical strengths and statewide mission."
"UMKC is engaged ñ from orientation to graduation. In the classroom, UMKC is committed to its students and their academic careers: grooming the next generation of entrepreneurs, addressing community needs in health and urban education, and preparing tomorrowís workforce who are comfortable in a global and pluralistic economy."
"The University of Saint Mary educates students of diverse backgrounds to realize their God-given potential and prepares them for value-centered lives and careers that contribute to the well being of our global society."