Mission - Create Conditions for Success

The Office of the Provost is dedicated to the faculty, staff, and students of California Baptist University. The primary mission of the Office of the Provost is to create conditions for success by providing leadership and strategic vision for academics at CBU. In addition, we ensure academic excellence, integrity, and fairness in educating our students, in performing our research, scholarship, and creative works, in serving our university, community, and professions, and in fostering an environment that embraces and promotes the cultivation of ideas supporting a university committed to the Great Commission.

Vision – To Be a Premier Comprehensive University Committed to the Great Commission

California Baptist University (CBU) is a faith-based academic institution dedicated to academic excellence and academic integrity that upholds high quality student-centered teaching and learning, applied research, scholarship and artistic creation, and community engaged service learning. The vision of the Provost’s Office is to become a premier comprehensive Christian university through excellence in undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional education; in scholarship, research, creative achievements; and in service to and engagement with our community that will enhance the quality of life for our students, faculty, staff, and citizenry.

Priorities and Strategic Goals

Priority 1 – Educational Effectiveness: Enhance the Quality of Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral and Professional Education
Priority 2 – Research & Scholarship: Enhance Scholarship, Research and Creative/Professional Achievements
Priority 3 – Learning Environment: Provide Excellent Facilities for Student Learning, Faculty Research, and Scholarship
Priority 4 – Community and Global Engagement: Engage the Local Community and the Nations
Priority 5 – Student Success