Crest mission statement
The mission of Cedar Crest, an independent
women's college, is to provide students with an excellent education
that is grounded in the liberal arts and informed by
The curriculum is designed to enhance the
development of critical thinking and leadership skills, creative abilities, social
awareness and technological literacy. Committed to experiential and lifelong learning,
the College’s curricular and co-curricular programs empower students to be
ethical, engaged, and responsible members of their communities, to appreciate
global diversity, and to provide stewardship for the environment. A
Cedar Crest education prepares students for careers as well as
professional and graduate studies.
A Cedar Crest graduate will:
Demonstrate the ability to engage in critical analysis
and qualitative reasoning.
Demonstrate the ability to engage in scientific
and quantitative reasoning.
Demonstrate technological competency and information literacy, including
the ability to evaluate technological and informational resources and use
Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly, both orally
and through the written word.
Demonstrate the ability to participate
in and appreciate artistic and creative endeavors.
Demonstrate the ability
to understand and articulate the foundations of her own ethics
and values, as well as understand the value systems of
Demonstrate the ability to understand and respond to issues
of local, national, and global significance.