Fostering Academic Excellence

APU is committed to fostering an atmosphere wherein academics is not simply taught, but lived. Professors, experts in their respective fields and passionate about the subjects they teach, challenge and stretch their students to reach their goals. Students are impelled to think critically and analyze thoroughly what they learn in the classroom.

The provost provides strategic academic vision for the university and oversees all academic matters, from hiring new faculty to working with faculty to develop new programs to setting academic policy.

News & Features

Office of the Provost

  • APU Tackles the STEM Crisis

    APU attracts and prepares more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors who pursue advanced education and careers in these fields, according to a March 2014 Council of Independent Colleges, helping to tackle the STEM crisis.

  • The Science of Creation

    On March 17, 2014, scientists detected evidence for gravitational waves, ripples in the space-time fabric of the universe. An affirmation of the Big Bang theory, Leslie Wickman, Ph.D., contends that the development affirms a Christian worldview.

Elsewhere at APU

  • APU and Citrus College Host Ninth Annual Saluting Our Veterans

    Azusa Pacific University and Citrus College invite the community to pay tribute to the men and women who have served in the military at the Ninth Annual Saluting Our Veterans.

  • Taking Pride in Our Place

    A collaboration between IMT, Facilities, Asset Management, and the Business Office, this new streamlined approach to campus repairs and upkeep ensures a beautiful, well maintained living and learning environment.

  • Men's Chorale Ministers in South Korea

    APU's Men's Chorale toured South Korea for more than two weeks, engaging the South Korean Christian community through music and encouraging and inspiring millions at 25 performances throughout the nation.