Vision, Mission and Bible


Carson-Newman University will be the Christ-Centered, liberal arts-based university of choice in the Southeast for education and service, by being intentionally Christian, academically rigorous, student-focused, and future-minded.


Our mission is to help our students reach their full potential as educated citizens and worldwide servant leaders by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.


WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of Carson-Newman University in its regularly scheduled meeting of October 19, 2007 received a recommendation from a trustee to consider a statement regarding the beliefs of the Board members about Holy Scripture. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of Carson-Newman University does unanimously approve the following statement:

"We, the Board of Trustees of Carson-Newman University, do affirm Holy Scripture as being given by God through people, to people. The complete and final Word of God is revealed in Jesus Christ."

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