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From our deep roots in Christian faith, Roberts Wesleyan University is committed to equipping all students with the character and competence to lead in the midst of societal tensions and influence the most profound issues of today. With customized educational opportunities and immersion in career-enhancing practical experiences, Roberts ensures that every graduate will possess the skills that lead to the flourishing of people and communities throughout the region, nation, and world.

"Roberts Wesleyan University is committed to equipping all students with the character and competence to lead in the midst of societal tensions and influence the most profound issues of our time."

- Dr. Deana Porterfield, President of Roberts Wesleyan University

The university’s seven-year strategic plan, initiated in 2016, focused on engaged campus culture, innovative growth and transformational partnerships to further establish Roberts Wesleyan as a leading university for character education, immersive career-enhancing experiences and superior academic opportunities to enable graduates to thrive throughout the region, nation and world.

The launch of the new Vision 2030 Strategic Plan positions Roberts Wesleyan as New York’s leading university for character education. This position builds on the University’s 157 year history and motto of Education for Character and is representative of the university’s new strategic pillars embracing our commitment to being anchored in christian faith, offering customized educational pathways, committed to the flourishing of people and communities and graduating students who are ready to lead.