Office of the President

  • Letter to the JU Community from President Tim Cost: Globalization and a thriving JU.Read the letter.

  • President Tim Cost discusses current and future plans for Jacksonville University with First Coast News Casey DeSantis. View live interview.

  • Welcome Jacksonville University Students! View welcome video.

  • Jacksonville University will become a smoke-free campus effective Aug. 7. Learn more.

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 83 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.