School of Leadership
The Gary Cook School of Leadership recognizes that our world is in need of strong leaders who can answer the challenges our society faces. Therefore, the Cook School of Leadership desires to educate and equip our students to become the Christian servant leaders, scholars, and global thinkers that God is calling them to be.
Because of the importance of leadership in our world, DBU places an emphasis on developing leaders who are ready to serve with boldness wherever God calls them. Our world needs more graduates like the students who come from DBU. In the Cook School of Leadership, our approach is interdisciplinary, allowing our students to make immediate application of what they learn in whatever context they serve. We are thankful for the positive influence our students and graduates have in the fields of business, education, ministry, government, and society.
The mission of the Gary Cook School of Leadership is to support the University mission by integrating a Biblical foundation of Christian faith and values with academic studies in order to produce effective Christian servant leaders, scholars, and global thinkers who will lead and serve with distinction in their chosen vocations for the glory of God.
GOALS OF THE SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP
Goal 1: The Cook School of Leadership will engage and prepare students to be equipped to lead in their respective callings as Christian servant leaders, scholars, and global thinkers.
Goal 2: The Cook School of Leadership will provide students with opportunities to demonstrate servant leadership through service-learning activities in the curriculum.
Goal 3: The Cook School of Leadership will provide opportunities for students to develop and practice effective communication skills in an educational setting.
Goal 4: The Cook School of Leadership will support the development of soft skills for its students in order to help them lead with distinction.
Goal 5: The Cook School of Leadership will integrate faith and learning throughout the curriculum, allowing students to engage their subject matter with an understanding of a Christian worldview.