Educating students who are passionate and complex. Fostering clarity of thought and expression, fair-mindedness, appreciation for the arts and cultural diversity, intellectual curiosity, and a considered set of personal values and commitments. Standing for the ideals of academic rigor, social justice and freedom. Graduating individuals who value lifelong learning, broad knowledge but also intellectual depth.
These are just a few distinctions the 130 residential, liberal arts colleges of the Annapolis Group make in describing ourselves. But what we all hold in common, and what distinguishes us from universities and even many colleges, is a dedication to the value of the liberal arts and a strong residential educational experience.