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Following 20 months of fact-finding and future thinking by 14 working groups, Carleton president Steven Poskanzer has completed a strategic plan for the College. Here’s a summary of what we’ll see implemented in the years ahead.
Midwestern modesty has kept us from blowing our own horn for too long. Here’s what makes Carleton one of the best liberal arts colleges in the country—and we’re not afraid to brag. A little.
“We will never be smart enough to not have biases. We’re never going to be educated enough that we don’t need to have diversity training or conversations about privilege anymore.”
“The boundaries between art and teaching and communication are becoming increasingly porous. We are broadening the ways we prepare students to communicate.”
“We can’t be the great equalizers, but we can close some of the gaps. Above all, we have to talk about the implications of socioeconomic diversity at Carleton.”
“College is just the beginning of a joyful mission. One can always go on learning. And it seems to me that Carleton faculty members have kept that joy present at Carleton.”
Over the years, Carleton has commissioned architectural plans for buildings that were never realized. Fortunately, the plans remain.
150 years at a glance.
Members of the Classes of 1966 and 2016 compare notes about their college experiences.
“Providence has worked all things for good. We are here to toast the enduring success of my exceedingly fine college, after all!”
“When we talk about how best to serve students, we want to consider as many facets as we can.”
“A survivor’s story is always questioned.”
“When we opened two new residence halls in 2010, a reporter asked why there wasn’t a fitness center in each dorm. But our students like the Rec Center. Instead, they requested study rooms where they could work together.”
“The object of a campus newspaper is to make people mad.”