General Information About the College
We know what you expect out of your professors - excellent teachers who work hard to provide you with the best education possible. Our professors choose to come to Barry because teaching is important to them. Even though they are active in research, scholarship, and creative/performance activities, Barry faculty are focused on your learning first. They will guide you to put what you learn in the classroom into practice through a wide variety of learning activities.
You'll have many opportunities to make a difference in the world. From assisting Haitian youth in building literacy and life skills, to bridging the digital divide in a Liberty City neighborhood, to fighting against domestic violence, our students are changing the world for the better.
Whether you love the arts, the humanities, or the sciences, our 10 departments offer you stimulating academic programs that prepare you to meet future challenges with confidence and knowledge.
Knowledge and Truth
Barry promotes and supports the intellectual life, emphasizing life-long learning, growth and development. The University pursues scholarly and critical analysis of fundamental questions of the human experience. In the pursuit of truth, the University advances development of solutions that promote the common good and a more humane and just society.
Barry is a global, inclusive community characterized by interdependence, dignity and equality, compassion and respect for self and others. Embracing a global world view, the University nurtures and values cultural, social and intellectual diversity, and welcomes faculty, staff, and students of all faith traditions.
Barry is committed to serving local and global communities through collaborative and mutually productive partnerships. The University accepts responsibility to engage with communities to pursue systemic, self-sustaining solutions to human, social, economic and environmental problems.
Barry expects all members of our community to accept social responsibility to foster peace and nonviolence, to strive for equality, to recognize the sacredness of Earth, and to engage in meaningful efforts toward social change. The University promotes social justice through teaching, research and service.