Office of the President
Tim Cost, Jacksonville University class of 1981, became Jacksonville University’s 12th President in 2013, coming full circle from his time spent at the school decades earlier as a student-athlete. President Cost is the first alumnus to serve as President of JU in its 85-year history.
About the Office of the President
Jacksonville University’s Office of the President consists of the highest level of administrative staff directly reporting to the president. The Office of the President has the responsibility of managing, developing, coordinating, and implementing the strategic initiatives, projects, and programs of the presidential level. Everything the Office of the President does is to enhance the culture of a student centric institution based primarily on serving the needs of the student while fostering the next generation of JU leaders.
“We believe in opening minds -- not just filling them up. It is our responsibility to help prepare the next generation of leaders by broadening their perspectives and expanding their worldview.”
Letters to the Community
Announcing Our New Provost
October 31, 2019: "I am pleased to accept the recommendation of our faculty and announce that Dr. Christine Sapienza will become Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost of Jacksonville University."