Bob Jones University Kicks Off 91st Academic Year

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 28, 2017) – Bob Jones University kicks off its 91st academic year Monday, Aug. 28, during the annual opening exercises beginning at 7 p.m. in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium.

“We are looking forward to a new academic year,” says BJU President Steve Pettit. “During our 90th year, BJU achieved major milestones with tax exemption and regional accreditation. We’re excited to see what God has for us as we look toward celebrating our centennial.”

Largely focused on celebrating the incoming Class of 2021, opening exercises includes a procession of the freshmen class at the beginning of the event, as well as charges from the president, faculty members and student leaders.

BJU is a regionally accredited, biblically faithful Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of challenging and rewarding academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. BJU is committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.

BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has 2,700 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries.