Catholic Identity


Catholic Identity

Clarke University is a Catholic liberal arts university founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) in Dubuque, Iowa.

Rooted in the core values of the BVMs, the university is:

A community of freedom, seeking God

A community of education, seeking wisdom

A community of charity, seeking communion

A community of justice, seeking social justice

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