Honoring our Leadership Mission
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Honoring our Leadership Mission

CMC’s founders aspired to create the most effective model for educating students for responsible leadership, forming a residential liberal arts college distinguished by focused academic programs and commitments to leadership and research. This distinctive model for undergraduate education has provided a powerful path for the pursuit of our mission and the sustained success of our students, faculty, and alumni.

The Campaign for CMC: Responsible Leadership will ensure that the College continues to deliver on its liberal arts and leadership mission and provide a full CMC experience to all students. Derived from The 2019 CMC Strategy Report, which critically evaluated the College’s future, the Campaign will focus on three priorities.

Raised to Date: $284.2 million
94.7% of Goal Reached
 
96% Undergraduates who live on campus (Fall 2019)
75% Students who work on research with faculty
11 Research Institutes and Centers
18-19 Average class size
8:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Intellectual Rigor

At CMC, we are dedicated to intellectual rigor and depth through world-class faculty who are among the best in their fields and who inspire students by giving them the confidence and capacity to think critically, speak freely, debate respectively, and listen actively.

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Intellectual Rigor

The Open Academy

A commitment to freedom of expression, viewpoint diversity, and constructive dialogue develops a critical response to the educational imperative of our time: overcoming what divides us to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

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The Open Academy

Leadership Development

Today’s global challenges call for responsible leaders to contribute effective solutions to the greatest problems we face, and CMC’s distinctive model for undergraduate education has provided a powerful path for the pursuit of our mission.

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Leadership Development

The Roberts Campus

A $140 million gift from alumnus and Trustee George R. Roberts ’66 P’93 will allow CMC to realize its campus master plan and double the campus footprint, realizing its future academic, social, and residential opportunities. The Roberts’ gift provides funding for infrastructure and leverages further investment by creating matching grants to attract additional donors.

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