June 01, 2017

"The world needs Hampden-Sydney more now than at any time in our 240-plus years of existence," says President Larry Stimpert in a Virginia Business profile of Hampden-Sydney, which appears in the magazine's June issue. 

The piece - which also includes comments from Greg Danahy '08 - highlights a number of Hampden-Sydney's strengths, from the small faculty-to-student ratio and 40-year-old Rhetoric Program to the College's emphasis on forming men of character through the honor code and the code of conduct.   

New developments are also featured, including the $11 million Brown Student Center, a prominent feature of which is the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the $4.7 million renovation of Brinkley Hall (formerly Winston Hall), which houses the Viar-Christ Center of the Arts. 

Above all, the piece focuses on Dr. Stimpert's commitment to "double down" on the College's mission.   

"I think there is nothing more valuable than educating young people, preparing young people to go on to have lives of consequence," Dr. Stimpert says.   

Read the full article online at Virginia Business