Introduction and Philosophy
An Open letter from the University
There is a wonderful propensity and tremendous
capacity unique to the Human Race. These qualities motivate
us to learn, grow and to share amongst one another for the ultimate
benefit of all. This tendency makes possible our continued emotional,
mental and spiritual development as well as insuring the propagation
of all that which is intrinsically good and noble in humanity.
Many of our great institutions of higher learning
exist to truly help the student take the initial steps toward
betterment of self and society. The University of Berkley is
one such institution...predicated upon the principles of goodwill
and service. An essential way in which we serve is to recognize
the accomplishments of deserving individuals in order that they
may go on in their own ways to make a contribution to their
communities and society.
We at the UofB are dedicated to the propagation
of knowledge and its correct application -- wisdom. As an organization
we recognize that all people are part of a larger whole -- Humankind.
As individual members of the "family" we all have
unique qualities, experiences and knowledge to impart unto others.
The UofB and its parent organization, The Society of God,* are
founded upon the highest of human ideals and aspirations. Both
have, as the basis of their guiding philosophies, a profound
love and respect for life, freedom and the health and will being
of our entire planet.
In keeping with our high standards and philosophy
of service, we have structured our organization in such a way
as to provide the highest degree of function for our students.
This function by necessity includes many very important aspects...not
the least of which is affordability. By being a nonprofit organization
and consistently lowering our operating costs over the years
we have achieved a state of delicate balance that, as our research
shows, allows us to offer the lowest tuition prices of any comparable,
non-traditional school in the world. Please take a few minutes
to read this catalog so you will understand why we and our students
feel our claims are justified.
The University of Berkley welcomes the opportunity
to acknowledge, embrace, and celebrate individual accomplishments--including
yours. It is our sincere hope that we may be of service to you
in your academic quest.
Yours in educational freedom, brotherhood, and peace
University of Berkley, Administrative Staff
* Also referred to as "The Church" or "The
Society of God and Pantheistic Philosophy" and is incorporated
as a non-profit, religious, educational, philanthropic organization.
It is non-sectarian, non-dogmatic and non-judgmental.