Bethune–Cookman University, formerly Bethune–Cookman College, is a private, co-ed, historically black university located in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States. Bethune-Cookman University's vision for the future is to define a new standard for academic excellence as a way to become the best small college in the southern region. To educate and empower people to seek their own solutions; to advocate for opportunities for all citizens to improve their quality of life; and to inculcate an international perspective that would facilitate a keen appreciation of the new global realities.
The Bethune-Cookman Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation developed to enhance the academic vision and priorities of B-CU through philanthropy. Bethune-Cookman Foundation, Inc. is currently raising endowment, scholarship, and general support funding in order maximize the impact of contributions and has launched a multi-year fundraising campaign with the theme: Shifting Towards a New Foundation.