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PAVE

The goal of the Project on Purpose and Values in Education (PAVE) is to discover and promote co-curricular programs that ask college students to consider “big questions” of meaning, value, and purpose. We are particularly curious about how programs that utilize reflection can have an influence on students and are narrowly focused on programming outside of the classroom. Read More.

Purpose & Values

Purpose and Values

The colleges and universities represented in the Project on Purpose and Values in Education (PAVE) all share a common commitment to the education of the whole person - intellectually, aesthetically, emotionally, and socially. The educational experience at these institutions is aimed at intellectual development but also character development, particularly the nurturing of a thoughtful and reflective stance toward the problems and challenges we face as individuals and as a society. Read More.

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