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Ouachita Baptist University
Defining the Difference Campaign


Ouachita Baptist University seeks to foster a love of God and a love of learning by creating for students and other constituents dynamic growth opportunities both on campus and throughout the world.  With foresight and faithfulness, Ouachita makes a difference.


Ouachita Baptist University is a Christ-centered learning community.  Embracing the liberal arts tradition, the university prepares individuals for ongoing intellectual and spiritual growth, lives of meaningful work and reasoned engagement with the world.


Ouachita strives to be an academic community of vision, integrity and service grounded in the following values.

Faith.  We believe that life is lived most abundantly in response to the love of God through Jesus Christ.

Scholarship.   We advance excellence in teaching, learning and creative   expression.

Growth.   We foster broad-based education, encouraging growth in   intellectual, spiritual, physical and social domains.

Character.  We affirm that respect and honesty undergird responsible   citizenship and stewardship.

Community.   We promote a vibrant community strengthened by diversity,   sustained by common aims and supportive relationships, and   committed to leadership and service on campus and beyond