While committed to the same broad goals as the traditional American liberal arts college, Tusculumís mission distinguishes it as a Civic Arts college.
While committed to the same broad goals as the traditional American liberal arts college, Tusculumís mission distinguishes it as a Civic Arts college. In addition to graduating individuals who have the knowledge and skills necessary for continued learning, an education in the Civic Arts tradition seeks to graduate students who are prepared to participate in the public discourse that is at the heart of any democratic society and to strive for the continuous improvement of their communities and of the emerging global society.
The Commons is rooted in the republican tradition of responsible and virtuous citizenship that informs modern pluralistic civil societies and in the Judeo-Christian tradition, with its emphasis on compassion for others and respect for the dignity and worth of all persons.
The Commons is designed
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