WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today announced the addition of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College to the Oases of Excellence network.
The Center for Vision & Values will join a distinguished group of academic centers nationwide that promote rigorous academic standards and intellectual diversity on college campuses. The members of the Oases of Excellence network share a steadfast commitment to educating undergraduates for informed citizenship in a free society. They introduce students to the best of the foundational arts and sciences, the American heritage, and the free exchange of ideas.
Since 2005, the Center for Vision & Values has been a leading forum for the study of liberty and freedom as they pertain to economics, politics, religions, and science issues. Under the leadership of Jeffrey Trimbath, Executive Director, and Dr. Paul Kengor, Senior Chief Academic Fellow, the Center promotes the principles of faith and freedom to the next generation of American leaders, and shares those principles with the wider world.
“The accelerated growth of ACTA’s Oases of Excellence network is proof that our students are eager to receive an academically challenging, intellectually diverse college education,” ACTA President Michael Poliakoff stated. “The Center for Vision & Values provides a unique, rigorous academic experience in which students develop the necessary skills and knowledge for informed and engaged citizenship—we look forward to partnering with this vibrant academic center.”
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About Grove City College:
Grove City College (www.gcc.edu) is a highly ranked, national Christian liberal arts and sciences college that equips students to pursue their unique callings through an academically excellent and Christ-centered learning and living experience distinguished by a commitment to affordability and promotion of the Christian worldview, the foundations of a free society and the love of neighbor. Established in 1876, the College is a pioneer in independent private education and accepts no federal funds. It offers students degrees in more than 60 majors on a picturesque 180-acre campus north of Pittsburgh, Pa. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Grove City College is routinely ranked as one of the country’s top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and others based on academic quality and superior outcomes.