About BU

BU Vision/Mission Statement

Motto

Aletheuontes de en Agape – Speaking the truth in love

Mission

We promote excellence in teaching, research, creation and scholarship. We educate our students so that they can make a meaningful difference as engaged citizens and leaders. We defend academic freedom and responsibility. We create and disseminate new knowledge. We embrace cultural diversity and are particularly committed to the education of First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit people. We share our expertise and resources with the greater community.

What We Value

  • Personalized education
  • Excellence in teaching and research
  • Creativity, performance and innovation
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Intellectual integrity
  • Ethical practices
  • Students, faculty, staff
  • Collegial environment and accountable governance
  • Open access coupled with the resources necessaryfor student success
  • Recognizing and celebrating cultural diversity
  • Our strong tradition of liberal education
  • Academic freedom and its responsibilities
  • Community engagement and partnerships
  • Operational sustainability