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 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.
“It is an exciting time to be part of the Jacksonville University family. Our students are excelling, our programs are well aligned with the future business environment, and our facilities are incorporating the latest technologies.”
Letters to the Community
A Rebel for a Good Cause
President Cost recently had the pleasure of welcoming to our campus Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, a humanitarian, global activist, daughter of the late South African President Nelson Mandela, and the Jacksonville University 2019 Presidential Global Citizen award recipient.