Mission of AFCU

The mission of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, institutions characterized by Franciscan values, is to support the members’ mission of Catholic higher education by:

    • providing a forum for dialog;
    • fostering and facilitating collaboration among members

The purpose of this Association shall be to:

  • support the member institutions in their mission of Catholic higher education as characterized by the Franciscan values of love/respect for one another and for all of creation, recognition that God is the Father of all persons, commitment to the search for truth, and for service with those in need;
  • provide a forum for dialogue about matters of importance to the members;
  • foster and facilitate appropriate and practical educational collaboration among the members.

Board of Directors