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A year-long conversation about the liberal arts, higher education, and Wofford College.

During the 2012-13 academic year, Wofford will join the current national conversation about the crucial role of the liberal arts in American higher education. The College will host variety of public lectures, symposia, conversation circles, and other in-person and “virtual” initiatives that will explore a series of overlapping questions: What are the liberal arts? What is their place in American higher education? Why do they shape our institution? What is their future? Read more... 


Featured Speakers


Beverly Daniel Tatum

Recipient of the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education, Dr. Tatum is the ninth President of Spelman College.


Eboo Patel

Member of President Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships, Dr. Patel is the founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core.


Andrew Delbanco

Winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Andrew Delbanco is Director of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.


David Warren

President of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

Featured Videos


David Warren

"Child of the Manhattan Project: Life Chances, Life Choices, and the Liberal Arts" October 15, Leonard Auditorium

Desegregation Decade

Desegregation Decade Roundtable

A roundtable discussion by members of the Wofford community who lived through the era in which Wofford desegregated.