Objective #1

HCU will adopt and promote collaborative and transparent leadership practices while honoring confidentiality to capitalize on the strengths of all team members for cooperation in mission fulfillment and better communication.

Objective #2

HCU will (1) enhance learning in applied ministry concepts, particularly those related to the occupation of ministry, with the view toward collaboration among text, interpretation, theology, application, and proclamation, and (2) communicate these strengths to the university community and prospective students.

Objective #3

HCU will embrace a formal culture of mentoring for faculty, staff and students.

Objective #4

HCU will seek stronger input from the church (individual Christians and congregations) in identifying church needs and strategies for meeting those needs.