About RU

About Rochester University

About RU

Rochester University is an accredited liberal arts educational institution firmly grounded in the teachings of Jesus. The university offers majors in traditional and accelerated learning formats, and master’s degrees in missional leadership, sport leadership, and clinical psychology. Educational programs in areas such as business, computer science, education, mass communication, ministry, nursing and psychology prepare students for productive careers while emphasizing Christian values and integrity.

The university affirms its commitment to a holistic education that offers unique opportunities for faculty-student mentoring. The institution promotes an inclusive learning experience by welcoming students from all backgrounds, regions of the United States and foreign countries. Students, faculty and staff interact to create a healthy environment of mutual respect where every individual is heard, welcomed and respected.

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Mission

Rochester University prepares students for professional and personal success as they serve in God’s world.

Vision Statement

Rochester University will cultivate a diverse and welcoming community of learners among students, faculty, and staff for the sake of participating in God’s mission in the world. Learning together the way of Christ, we will serve in neighborhoods, businesses, and organizations with justice and mercy. Sharing life in the spirit of God, Rochester Unviersity graduates will contribute creativity, knowledge, and integrity to our rapidly changing world. 

values Statement

  • Rochester University calls students to discover and develop their unique gifts and abilities to participate in the redemptive work of God. 
  • Rochester University welcomes students into a supportive community with personalized attention. 
  • Rochester University engages students in a rigorous and holistic education for professional and personal success. 

Christian Identity

Rochester University will cultivate a diverse and welcoming community of learners among students, faculty, and staff for the sake of participating in God’s mission in the world. Learning together the way of Christ, we will serve in neighborhoods, businesses, and organizations with justice and mercy. Sharing life in the spirit of God, Rochester Unviersity graduates will contribute creativity, knowledge, and integrity to our rapidly changing world. 

Diversity & Inclusion

You are welcome at Rochester University – come just as you are! We believe your unique story can enrich our shared life here. Your experiences, your background, your ideas–the things that make you who you are–matter to us. Together, we can tell a beautiful story, a story of diversity and inclusion. We need your help to create a trustworthy environment where everyone can flourish, a place where every story matters.

Administration

DR. BRIAN STOGNER

President
Professor of Psychology



248.218.2112
bstogner@rochesteru.edu

Dr. Remylin Bruder

Provost
Vice-President of Academic Affairs Professor of Nursing


248.218.2281
rbruder@rochesteru.edu

Tom Rellinger

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer



248.218.2049
trellinger@rochesteru.edu

Dr. Klint Pleasant

Senior Vice President
Special Assistant to the President Head Coach – Men’s Varsity Basketball

248.218.2058
kpleasant@rochesteru.edu

Charity Davidson

Vice President of Human Resources

248.218.2011


cdavidson1@rochesteru.edu

Scott Samuels

Vice President
Admissions, Marketing & Student Life Assistant Basketball Coach

248.218.2123
ssamuels@rochesteru.edu

Luke Fleer

VP of Development
Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations

248.218.2430
lfleer@rochesteru.edu

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Administration

President-Brian-Stogner
President
Professor of Psychology
Executive Director, Health and Behavioral Sciences Institute
Provost
Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Professor of Nursing
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Klint_Pleasant
Senior Vice President
Special Assistant to the President
Head Coach – Men’s Varsity Basketball
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President – Admissions, Marketing & Student Life
Assistant Basketball Coach