As a Jesuit university founded on the Gospel,
The University of Scranton is committed to
"the service of faith and the promotion of justice."
Education for justice
- enables us to reflect on the meaning of justice
- makes us aware of injustice in our society and throughout the world,
and of efforts being made to remedy injustice
- introduces us to various methods of analysis, so that we may be able
A significant dimension of this commitment is social justice, concerned
with how social, political, and economic structures impact individuals
and groups, especially the impoverished and the less powerful, as well
as the environment.