Westminster College was born January 21, 1852 in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, with an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). As one of the earliest coeducational colleges in the nation, Westminster was founded to promote the spirit and values of Christianity while focusing on the development of the individual – intellectually, spiritually, and socially – which still rings true today.
The mission of Westminster College is to help men and women develop competencies, commitments and characteristics which have distinguished human beings at their best. The liberal arts tradition is the foundation of the curriculum continually designed to serve this mission in a rapidly changing world.
The Career Center provides many opportunities for your student throughout their time here and beyond. We are dedicated to creating connections for students that will enhance their opportunities and also prepare them for a fulfilling career. We help students explore majors and careers, show them how to enhance their skills, teach them how to engage in new opportunities, and challenge them to excel as they move forward. We’re here to help create a path for your student’s future.
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Our staff values your residential experience and we’re equipped to offer a dynamic approach to living. Because Westminster College has a 4-year housing requirement, it is the mission of our staff to contribute to the development and education of our students. We hope that by living on campus, our students feel the foundation of safety and comfort so that they’re able to explore new ideas, relate to others with respect and compassion, discover who they are and solve problems autonomously.
Community patrons are welcome in the McGill Library, dedicated in 1938 and most recently renovated in 2009. In addition to online and traditional print academic resources, the library has a wonderful children’s book collection and the Community-College Bookshelf, which features popular fiction and non-fiction. Family borrowing cards are available to community patrons for $10 per year.
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Browne Hall is a three-floor facility, each containing a large community bathroom as well as single, double, and triple bedrooms. It currently provides housing for first-year and upperclass women. It was built in 1928, and named for Dr. Robert A. Browne, Westminster's second president.
Special Features of Browne Hall
Student Clubs include: