Posts tagged with “Voice Articles” (All posts)

  • Carleton has long worked to attract international students, while simultaneously and systematically increasing its commitment to providing all students access to deep, meaningful learning experiences abroad. This year, our Off-Campus Studies program is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

  • Bridge Work

    6 September 2019

    Carleton’s 2012 strategic plan calls for the college to “embrace collaborative opportunities with other institutions to enhance our academic program and save costs.” We have done this, and for good reason.

  • An Idealized Process

    30 May 2019

    In the midst of a national conversation on college admissions scandals, we’ve all been reminded how important it is for highly competitive colleges to have a system of admissions that truly reflects our highest values and our commitment to top-quality and accessible higher education.

  • Every Carl for Carleton

    7 February 2019

    In October we publicly launched Every Carl for Carleton, a fund-raising campaign with a goal of $400 million. A successful campaign will provide additional scholarship dollars for students with financial need, help us build a new interdisciplinary science facility, support faculty members as they develop new courses and research opportunities for students, and allow Carleton to keep faith with its graduates as we prepare students for life after Carleton.

  • Why Access Matters

    9 October 2018

    Because Carleton is a residential community, our students experience a large portion of their growth and development outside the classroom. And that experience is dramatically enhanced when we include in our community students from the broadest conceivable range of backgrounds.

  • A Willingness to Serve

    28 July 2018

    Our students are extraordinary, and they inspire us to be optimistic about the future.

  • Celebrating Sports

    26 February 2018

    Cocurricular activities are an important component of a liberal arts education. They teach students lessons about themselves and their relationships with others that can’t be learned from textbooks or lectures. Carleton’s thriving athletics program is an excellent example of this.

  • Bridging the Gulf Between Us

    17 November 2017

    At Opening Convocation this year, I spoke about what I regard as one of the most pressing challenges facing American higher education: the diminishment of thoughtful, respectful, honest, and productive discourse about divisive political, economic, and social issues both in broader society and in academic communities.

  • A Smart Investment

    23 August 2017

    You’re likely to find backhoes and construction workers on the Carleton campus every summer. But this year we’re particularly busy as we begin to implement the first phase of the Utilities Master Plan, approved by the trustees this past fall.

  • Anniversary Party

    31 May 2017

    “Carleton employees recognize that, no matter what we do, our responsibilities boil down to supporting these wonderful young people.”