The Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) for Faulkner is Spiritual formation. The
goal of the QEP is to enhance each student's education at Faulkner through the
development of the whole person. The three prongs of one's spiritual formation
are the development of one's intellect, character and propensity to service.
What makes up Spiritual formation...
Faulkner University defines spiritual formation as the growth and development
of the whole person by an intentional and deliberate process that focuses on the
nurturing of (1) faith, (2) the spiritual practices (e.g. prayer, the study of
scripture, meditation, and worship), and (3) interactions with others in
As a Christian university, the pursuit of a Spiritual Formation Program is
not only logical, but is directly derived from the mission, vision, and core
values of the University. Spiritual formation is also reflected in Faulkner's
conceptual framework and in the Biblical principles embraced by the institution
(Matthew 22:37-40; Mark 12:29-31; Luke 10:25-29, Deuteronomy 6:4-6; and
The Spiritual Formation Program focuses on the elements of the conceptual
framework and their interconnected relationship. The Spiritual Formation Program
is conceived as a holistic program for spiritual formation that nurtures
intellect, character and service through the development of knowledge, skills
and dispositions to support lifelong spiritual development. The Spiritual
Formation Program is supported through curricular, co-curricular and
extra-curricular elements, such as, Biblical studies and Cultural Heritage
courses, Character Communities, Sportsmanship Instruction, Faulkner Honor Code
and Service activities.