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MISSION STATEMENT OF EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE “Increase in Excellence,” the historic motto of Emory & Henry College, expresses our intention to be a learning community that moves toward fulfilling every student’s potential. Bishop John EMORY, along with the founders of Methodism, symbolizes our belief in the union of faith and learning, while Governor Patrick HENRY symbolizes our commitment to freedom and civic virtue. We affirm the Christian faith as our spiritual and moral heritage and encourage all our members to grow in faith as they grow in knowledge. We believe in the worth of each person’s religious and cultural heritage, inasmuch as that heritage leads to service to others in our region and the larger world. We affirm the liberal arts as our intellectual foundation and believe that excellence results when everyone actively participates in the educational process. We challenge all persons to confront historical and contemporary ideas and issues and to develop the ability to think critically about all areas of human experience. These traditions provide the context for our pursuit of excellence, as we engage a diverse group of well-qualified men and women in educational experiences that lead to lives of service, productive careers, and global citizenship. Revised by the Emory & Henry College Community, Fall 2005 Reaffirmed by the Emory & Henry College Board of Trustees, November 5, 2005

Emory & Henry College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Emory & Henry College affirms the dignity and worth of every individual. Emory & Henry College reserves the right to make changes to the policies and procedures contained in this catalog, including the decision to add or discontinue courses or programs. When possible, the college will attempt to minimize the inconvenience that such changes might create for students.

Emory & Henry College Catalog Published annually by the Office of the Dean of Faculty, Emory & Henry College, 30461 Garnand Drive, P.O. Box 947, Emory, Virginia 24327, (276) 944-6128. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty: David P. Haney. Catalog editor: Michael J. Puglisi. College telephone: (276) 944-4121. Website:

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Academic Catalog 2012-2013