This plan presents goals, guidelines, and aspirations for Mars Hill University, 2023 – 2028. It is intended to support the University’s mission, reaffirmed by the University Board of Trustees in 2022.
Mars Hill University, an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts, connected with the world of work, and committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world.
To accompany its mission statement, the university has further defined itself with a Religious Identity Statement.
A. Design new programs and adapt existing academic programs to effectively address the current environment of demographic challenges and changes.
B. Strengthen academic connections for all students with the Cothran Center.
Implement a comprehensive marketing plan for positioning the university in the region.
Expand transformative co-curricular learning experiences that support personal development, active involvement, mindfulness, and meaningful processing.