Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel A. Barker
The mission of Florida Memorial University is to instill in students the importance of becoming global citizens through life-long learning, leadership, character, and service, which will enhance their lives and the lives of others.
As South Florida’s HBCU (Historical Black College and University), Florida Memorial University will be a premiere urban-serving liberal arts educational institution preparing the next generation of global leaders.
Cultivating the drive to initiate and sustain change for the good of our campus, our community, and the world.
Embodying the values of fairness, transparency, compassion, respect, integrity, honesty, respect for diversity, and a commitment to equality in everything we undertake.
Sharing our academic and human capital as social, educational, and economic resources for the betterment of our campus and our community.
Promoting excellence in teaching and learning through the identification and retention of quality faculty, staff, and students, who are all engaged in vigorous intellectual exchange as a part of high-quality and competitive educational programs.
Taking responsibility for our actions, collectively as well as individually, and delivering products and services that are of high-caliber and responsive to the needs of our community members.