Marquette University Changemaker Campus Marquette University’s Jesuit mission and identity have made social innovation a natural fit for the institution. Marquette’s pillars – excellence, faith, leadership, and service – form the foundation for preparing agents of positive social change, and leverage the academic enterprise to be part of a solution to global challenges, thereby increasing human well-being. Social innovation at Marquette provides a powerful tool for interdisciplinary learning through creative problem solving, systems thinking and empathic leadership, as well as a “changemaker” framework for life. Launched in 2008, Ashoka offers the Changemaker Campus designation to leading institutions in social innovation education. These institutions share the vision for higher education to become the next global driver of social change by transforming the educational experience into a world-changing experience.