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Academic information at Southwest Baptist University

Working Together on a Mission

At SBU, faculty and staff work together to see that the University's mission statement is lived out every day:

SBU is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.

SBU faculty is respected for academic excellence and loved for the personal attention they give to students. The faculty is committed to helping you grow mentally and spiritually. And the staff supports the faculty in serving the University. Faculty and staff work together to make the SBU mission statement real and often join students on mission trips to spread the gospel throughout the local community and the world.

At SBU, you will be challenged and encouraged by our community as you learn to integrate knowledge, character, and faith into your everyday life. When you graduate, your rigorous classroom experience and extracurricular activities will have prepared you to take on leadership roles that are awaiting your special combination of intelligence and passion for service. And the faculty and staff will be here to cheer you on!

  • Employee Directory to find contact info for faculty or staff.
  • If you wish to be a part of SBU’s faculty or staff, check out our job opportunities.
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