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Strategic Plan

Vision 2022

Tennessee Wesleyan University will be recognized as an exemplary model of a comprehensive church-related institution centered in faith and reason that inspires and prepares students to become servant leaders in their community and our world.   

Mission Statement

In keeping with the spirit of the liberal arts, Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks within the framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition to provide students with the highest quality educational experience, promote personal responsibility, integrity and purpose, and to prepare students for a life of leadership and service in an ever-changing global community.

Core Values

Tennessee Wesleyan University values a student-centered, engaging learning environment that meets the highest ethical and academic standards.


We value the pursuit of knowledge and strive to develop an enduring passion for learning in others.


We are a community of learners who are united in a common mission to provide a transformational education for our students.


We value all peoples and their diverse ways of learning, living and worshiping. 


We set high standards for scholarship, service, and leadership.


We value opportunities that allow our students to apply learning outside the classroom through internships, service learning, study abroad programs, and research.


We value the planet and the preservation of it


We value our commitment to improving the conditions of others.