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Academic Bulletin Our Core Values - 2014-15

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Our Core Values

            A rigorous liberal arts education that fosters

            •           An appreciation for the intellectual and physical aspects of a good life

            •           An understanding of and appreciation for other cultures

            A personal context to teaching and learning that encourages

            •           Candid, respectful, face-to-face conversations

            •           Freedom of thought

            •           A local scholarly community that creates lifelong relationships

            Individual responsibility and trust that are

            •           Based on moral and ethical awareness

            •           Expressed in the Gentleman’s Rule

            •           Required for leadership and teamwork

            A socially, economically, and ethnically diverse student body characterized by

            •           A dedication to the serious pursuit of learning

            •           A culture of competition without malice 

            •           A few years of residence, a lifetime of loyalty

            A tradition and philosophy of independence that

            •           Keeps the College from external control

            •           Allows the Wabash community to shape significantly its own destiny

            •           Promotes independence and self-reliance in its students and graduates.

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