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Five Misconceptions about the Liberal Arts

2019-08-19T00:21:06+00:00

Five Misconceptions about the Liberal Arts By Anne Harmon If you want to be a mechanical engineer, why spend time studying the history of Renaissance Europe? If your goal is to start a business, why bother with grammar? As both careers and courses of study become more narrowly focused, many students find themselves asking these questions. If you know what job you want to have, they reason, why not focus primarily on developing those skills throughout your education? An answer can be found in a very old philosophy of education: the liberal arts. Because this form of education is both old [...]

Five Misconceptions about the Liberal Arts2019-08-19T00:21:06+00:00

Press Release: JWC Announces Election of New President, Dr.Ronald Lewis

2019-05-29T14:01:13+00:00

January 1, 2019 For Immediate Release The Board of Trustees of John Witherspoon College are pleased to announce the election of Dr. Ronald Lewis as second President of the College, effective January 1, 2019. The action came at the regular December meeting of the Board. The Board also named Dr. Richard Wells, Founding President, as Chancellor. Dr. Lewis served John Witherspoon College as Dean from its inception until 2017. After a year-long hiatus, Dr. Lewis returned to that role last fall. “For such a time as this,” said outgoing President Wells, “Ron Lewis is an outstanding choice for [...]

Press Release: JWC Announces Election of New President, Dr.Ronald Lewis2019-05-29T14:01:13+00:00

Press Release: John Witherspoon College Achieves Accredited Status

2019-02-14T15:36:24+00:00

Press Release: John Witherspoon College Achieves Accredited Status The Trustees of John Witherspoon College are pleased to announce that the institution has been granted full accreditation by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS). TRACS officials issued their decision on Tuesday, April 25, at the Accreditation Commission Meeting in Orlando, Florida. JWC President, Dr. Richard Wells, and Dr. Jamin Hübner, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, were on hand in Orlando for the announcement. “This is a milestone achievement,” noted President Wells. “It is evidence of God’s continuing faithfulness in the founding and development of this institution. It [...]

Press Release: John Witherspoon College Achieves Accredited Status2019-02-14T15:36:24+00:00