Mission, Vision, and Values
The University of Minnesota's Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing enriches health and wellbeing by providing exemplary education, conducting rigorous research, advancing integrative models of care, and delivering innovative solutions to organizations and communities.
Our vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals, organizations and communities through integrative health and healing.
These values inform the center's work:
Supporting the University's mission
The University's mission, carried out on multiple campuses and throughout the state, is threefold:
- Research and Discovery
- Teaching and Learning
- Outreach and Public Service
The Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing—an integral unit within the Academic Health Center—strongly supports the University's mission by generating knowledge, educating students and serving the greater community through accessible and relevant outreach programs.