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Andrews University Department of Athletics
8520 E. Campus Cirlce Dr.
Berrien Springs, Michigan  49104-0300
Office Phone: 269-471-3965
Office Fax: 269-471-3222 


Andrews University Mission Statement


Andrews University, a distinctive Seventh-day Adventist institution, transforms its students by educating them to seek knowledge and affirm faith in order to change the world. 

Andrews University students will...

Seek Knowledge as they...

  • Engage in intellectual discovery and inquiry
  • Demonstrate the ability to think clearly and critically
  • Communicate effectively
  • Understand life, learning, and civic responsibility from a Christian point of view
  • Demonstrate competence in their chosen disciplines and professions

Affirm Faith as they...

  • Develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Deepen their faith commitment and practice
  • Demonstrate personal and moral integrity
  • Embrace a balanced lifestyle, including time for intellectual, social, spiritual, and physical development
  • Apply understanding of cultural differences in diverse environments

Change the World as they go forth to...

  • Engage in creative problem-solving and innovation
  • Engage in generous service to meet human needs
  • Apply collaborative leadership to foster growth and promote change
  • Engage in activities consistent with the worldwide mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church 

Cardinal Athletic Program Vision Statement

The Andrews University Cardinal Athletic Programs world changing vision will be accomplished by preparing each student-athlete for a life of service by providing the following opportunities:

  • Spiritual commitment, challenges and mentoring from faith based coaching staff
  • Leadership development opportunities on and off the fields and courts.
  • Academic excellence reinforced through tutoring and support.
  • Character development opportunities.
  • Service opportunities in our communities and abroad.

Cardinal Athletic Program Goals

  • It is the desire of this organization that each team member has the opportunity to reach the goals set  forth by the Cardinal athletic program. 
  • To develop the individual student athlete to his/her fullest potential, spiritually, academically, athletically and socially.
  • To provide the student athlete with the opportunity to answer the call of Christian character and service.
  • To recruit and retain world changing student athletes who desire athletic participation in a Christian university setting.
  • To compliment the educational process by providing an outlet for students who excel in the area of athletics. 

Location: Berrien Springs, Michigan

Enrollment: 1856 undergraduates

President: Dr. Andrea Luxton

Provost: Dr. Christon Arthur

Vice President University Advancement: Dr. David Faehner

Vice President for Student Life: Dr. Frances Faehner

Vice President for Enrollment: Randy Graves

Vice President for Financial Administration: Lawrence Schalk

Director of Athletics: David Jardine

Nickname: Cardinals

Colors: Red, White, Black

Gymnasium: Johnson Gymnasium

National Affiliation: USCAA Division 2

Athletic Department Phone: 269-471-3965

Athletic Department Fax: 269-471-3222