Our MISSIONThe mission of the Division of Student Life is
to enhance the personal development, well-being and intellectual growth of our
students. We cultivate discovery,
collaboration, civic engagement and the exchange of ideas through innovative programs
and a diverse residential community experience.
We engage students and student organizations through
programs, services and individualized opportunities that support the ideals of
a liberal arts education.
We create a
welcoming, vibrant environment where our students can flourish and develop as global
citizens and leaders with a passion and tenacity for lifelong learning.
Our developmental outcomes
As indicated in the University’s Character and Values
Statement, “Furman is a person-centered community, emphasizing the prime worth
of persons and encouraging concern for others.”
As such, the community of Furman students will be challenged
- practice integrity.
- demonstrate care and concern for others.
- evoke thoughtful self-evaluation.
- respect differences.
- make responsible decisions.
- hold themselves and others accountable .
- exhibit ethical leadership.
- develop personal and professional identity.
Our assessment and evaluation
The Division of Student Life has developed a comprehensive plan to ensure it meets its mission. View how we plan to achieve our goals.