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APU Shared Vision 2022

In September 2011, President Jon R. Wallace, DBA, unveiled to the APU community the Shared Vision 2022. This announcement was preceded by a yearlong journey, commissioned by the Board of Trustees, in which the president engaged in conversation with others and in prayerful introspection to better understand the context of academics now and in the future, to affirm our mission and unique place as a faith-based university, and to more fully understand how APU can equip our graduates to serve God in the world. From these learnings the president, with the support of the Board of Trustees, developed the following vision statement:

APU will be a premier Christian university and a recognized leader in higher education, a city on a hill that reflects the life of Christ and shines the light of Truth.

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  • Jon Wallace VBlog: South Africa SemesterAzusa Pacific University President Jon Wallace shares about a recent visit to the students participating in the South Africa Semester in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. More at
  • Jon Wallace VBlog: Christmas '08Azusa Pacific University president Jon Wallace shares a story from a past Christmas when his children taught him a valuable holiday lesson.
  • Jon Wallace VBlog: Election '08Azusa Pacific University President Jon Wallace shares thoughts on the historic 2008 election.

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  • Summer Commencement 2014Azusa Pacific's summer commencement ceremonies take place Saturday, July 26. Congratulations, Class of 2014!

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