Issues to be Considered in Drafting a Mission Statement

  1. High standards of intellectual and creative work;
  2. Purposeful smallness to allow students to interact with teachers, staff, and each other;
  3. Faculty research and artistic creation;
  4. Fostering intellectual autonomy;
  5. Access for the most promising students without regard to their ability to pay;
  6. A community diverse in background and outlook living in a climate of civility and mutual concern;
  7. Producing graduates who will lead and serve in all fields;
  8. Freedom of inquiry and expression;
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Ad Hoc Faculty Advisory Group on Reaccreditation
Professors Gregory Call (Mathematics and Computer Science), Dean of the Faculty, ex officio; Rhonda Cobham-Sander (Black Studies and English), Special Assistant to the President for Diversity; Tekla Harms (Geology); Peter Lobdell (Theater and Dance); Rose Olver (Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies); Stanley Rabinowitz (Russian); and Frederick (Rick) Griffiths (Classics and Women’s and Gender Studies), Associate Dean of the Faculty (secretary)