President's Listening Tour: New York City

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The atmosphere was electric at the beautiful, old Hudson Theatre on Broadway where more than 200 alumni, parents, and friends of the College engaged in lively conversation and posed thought-provoking questions during President Rebecca Chopp’s New York City Listening Tour event. In her remarks, President Chopp celebrated the tradition of Swarthmore students' unrelenting curiosity, which is encouraged and mentored by the faculty and serves as the impetus for lifelong learning among the College's alumni. She also discussed Swarthmore's commitment to social transformation--the applied use of knowledge and passion to transform other lives, other communities, and other cultures. She shared that she would like to see the College become a higher education leader in this area.