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Spotlight on the Liberal Arts

Spotlight on the Liberal Arts

Keyword: veritas


The Ducharme Veritas Lecture series is an annual lecture series fostering integration of knowledge in the Veritas program, Mount St. Mary’s signature liberal arts curriculum. The series is named for Robert Ducharme, Professor Emeritus of English.

The 2015 Ducharme Veritas Lecture, titled The Liberal Arts in an Age of Distraction: Cultivating Humanity in the Digital Ruins was presented by Associate Professor Jessy Jordan, Ph.D. The lecture may be viewed here.

The Mount's Class of 2016 is following an exciting new common curriculum, the Veritas Program. Veritas represents the first major core curriculum change in 20 years. The program retains the Mount's distinctive focus on Western culture and thought, while increasing common experiences and intergration to better build intellectual community. Read what first year students are saying about the program, and learn more about its components.

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