Vice Mayor Finter named to Westminster College at Mesa Advisory Board
By: Randy Policar
09/3/13 1:59 PM
Vice Mayor Alex Finter has been named to the Westminster College at Mesa Advisory Board. Westminster College has created the board to help better serve the City of Mesa in meeting its educational goals. The Advisory Board is made up of community, education and business leaders in Mesa.
“It is certainly humbling to be asked to serve on the Advisory Board for Westminster College at Mesa,” Vice Mayor Finter said. “I am looking forward to working with them as they join our wonderful community and begin educating here in Mesa.”
Founded in 1851, Westminster College is a private undergraduate four-year college with a liberal arts curriculum in a global community that is centered on graduating leaders of character who are prepared to make a difference in the world. Winston Churchill delivered his famous “Iron Curtain” speech on the Westminster campus in 1946. It is ranked as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation and 4th among liberal arts colleges for its diversity with students from 70 different countries, according to U.S. News & World Report. Forbes Magazine selected Westminster as one of America’s Top Colleges and Universities, the Best Liberal Arts College in Missouri and one of the Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America. The Fulton, Missouri school announced in April of 2012 it would be opening a Mesa campus.
Westminster College at Mesa began offering classes this fall at the new Mesa Center for Higher Education building. Majors offered on the Mesa campus are English, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, International Studies and Transnational Studies. Minors will be offered in Pre-Law and Health Professions.
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