$125 Million Goal for 2019
$80.5 MillionGiven and Pledged
Throughout our history, JBU has been giving students a hope and a future by providing an excellent education in a way that fosters deep Christian commitment and dedicated service to others at reasonable cost. Ending on the centennial anniversary of our founding, the Campaign for the Next Century will strengthen JBU’s capacity to offer a hope and a future to students into the next 100 years of our existence. This campaign builds on JBU’s commitments in the past and relies in faith on the blessings of God in the present to help to secure the university’s future.
Campaign for the Next Century Priorities
Walton Lifetime Health Complex Renovation
This $5 million renovation will give new life to this critical but aging community resource.
Mayfield Hall Renovation
This $6 million renovation will upgrade this historic women's dormitory with modern rooms and bathrooms as well as increase sustainability with new HVAC and energy features.
Estate Gifts for the Future
The campaign has a goal of $25 million in estate gift commitments to help offset the cost of JBU’s mission in our next century.
Endowment for Academic Excellence
This project dedicates a $10 million endowment for a variety of projects to enhance the academic excellence of JBU faculty and programs.
Endowment for Scholarships
By building the JBU endowment for scholarships, this campaign will help keep Christian higher education affordable for students into perpetuity.
JBU Scholarship Fund
This annual fund provides direct aid for students now, creating an immediate, positive impact.
Programs and Operating Support
This priority dedicates $23 million to programs and organizations that play a significant role in shaping JBU culture and strengthening JBU’s impact around the world.
Health Education Building & Nursing Endowment
This $12 million project will build a state-of-the-art nursing education facility and endow a robust Bachelor's of Science in Nursing program.
Simmons Great Hall
This first-class banquet hall is already welcoming thousands of guests and serving the core mission of JBU.
With the phasing out of the 60s-era Broadhurst Village, the Northslope Apartments fill the need for non-traditional housing options on campus.
J. Alvin Brown Renovation
JBU’s historic men’s residence hall has now been upgraded to a modern dormitory, while preserving the historical qualities of the building.