Our purpose is to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents and active citizens of a democratic society. Through an emphasis on active learning, we engage students in the liberal arts, which fosters self-determination and demonstrates the transformative power of education. We envision our students' lives as based upon rational choice, a firm belief in human dignity and compassion unlimited by cultural, racial, sexual, religious or economic barriers, and directed toward an engagement with the central issues of our time.
In the Huffington Post, President Weinberg explains how the college’s newest major does far more than a typical business degree to prepare students for a complex global economy and make them more valuable in a 21st century job market.
As the world becomes more connected and interrelated, a globally oriented education is essential for today's students says Denison President Adam Weinberg. In this Huffington Post blog, he presents the possibilities and opportunities of such an education.
In his remarks to a gathering of people who come together annually to talk about Licking County, Denison President Adam Weinberg provides information about the college, especially as it relates to our commitment to the community.
In a Huffington Post article, Denison University President Adam Weinberg shows why the connections students develop with faculty, alumni and fellow students are essential to thriving in college — and beyond.
In his remarks at June Orientation, President Adam Weinberg talked with Class of 2019 students and their parents about thriving in college by making the very most of three critically important elements of the Denison experience.
In his Commencement remarks, President Weinberg spoke with a great deal of pride in the Class of 2015, charging them to go forward with self-determination, a deep sense of community, and a commitment to excellence.
In his remarks during the 2015 Academic Awards Convocation, President Weinberg recognizes the accomplishments of students and faculty, and he describes how mentorship makes all the difference at Denison.
In his remarks during the Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2018, President Weinberg welcomes the newest members of the Denison family and advises them to take full advantage of their academic journey, seek out challenges, and embrace this community and the values that shape it.
During the college's annual Reunion Weekend on the Denison campus, an engaged alumni audience in Swasey Chapel heard University President Adam Weinberg deliver his first State of the College Address, which included a fascinating Q&A session. His talk covered a number of important topics covering not only Denison today, but also its direction for the future.
Welcome and congratulations to the Denison University class of 2014. This is a great college, and you are a fantastic class. I find myself wistful today. I am excited for you and for all that you will accomplish. And I will miss you. I want to start by thanking you for being so welcoming to my family and me. And I want to express my respect and admiration for you, both as individuals and as a class.
As part of the Global Studies Seminar on campus, Adam Weinberg shared his observations and insights on the past, present and future of global education, not only from his vantage point as president of Denison, but also as immediate past president of World Learning, one of the premier international education, exchange, and development organizations in the world.
In an op-ed in the Newark Advocate, President Weinberg focuses on the importance of the relationship Denison has not only with Granville, but with the entire county, and suggests a few ideas on how the college and community might be able to work together for the benefit of everyone—on campus and off—in the future.
In a luncheon speech at Granville’s Rotary Club, President Adam Weinberg talks about the state of the college and about the ways Denison—and all colleges—can be an even more useful resource for local communities.
President Adam Weinberg’s message about Denison’s January 27 campus-wide celebration of the thoughts, words, and deeds of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which will include learning, volunteerism, and community gatherings.
With finals week around the corner, President Adam Weinberg shares a few words of encouragement with students along with his congratulations and gratitude, as he looks back on a great first semester at Denison.
In a story in Columbus Business First, President Adam Weinberg answers questions about the importance of the liberal arts model in 21st century higher education. Included in the Q&A article are thoughtful and relevant opinions on STEM and the humanities, as well as career opportunities earning potential for liberal arts graduates.
For the title of his Inaugural Address, President Adam Weinberg drew from the remarks delivered in 1831 by the Rev. George C. Sedwick in the meetinghouse of Granville's Baptist Church to launch what would become Denison University. He chose the title because it suggests continuity across 180 years; because Denison always has been Denison; and because it always has been driven by a missionary zeal to provide an education that matters. Dr. Wienberg touches on purpose and passion, as well as his newfound affection for Denison and Denisonians.