Vision for the Future
Bethune-Cookman University seeks to define a new standard for academic excellence as a way to become the best small college in the southern region. To educate and empower people to seek their own solutions; to advocate for opportunities for all citizens to improve their quality of life; and to inculcate an international perspective that would facilitate a keen appreciation of the new global realities.
Dr. Edison O. Jackson, President
University Mission Statement
The mission of Bethune-Cookman University is to develop global leaders committed to service, life-long learning and diversity by providing a faith-based environment of academic excellence and transformative experiences.
Revised by the Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees, October 2013
The University is guided by its core values:
F – Faith
I – Integrity
R – Respect
S – Service
T – Thirst for Knowledge
Approved by the Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees, October 2013