An Alum’s Love Letter to Liberal Arts
Above, Dr. James Patrick Murphy ’81 speaks after accepting his Alumni Achievement Award during Alumni Weekend 2014.
“At Westminster College my intellect was challenged, my imagination was freed, and my passions were set ablaze. Here I made lifelong friendships that have sustained me. Here I thrived in the glow of mentors who sparked confidence and convictions.”
Thus begins an inspiring and beautifully-written blog Dr. James “Pat” Murphy, Westminster Class of 1981, an ode to the deep, lasting impact that a liberal arts education at Westminster College had on his life. In the blog, Dr. Murphy, a 2014 Westminster College Alumni Achievement Award winner, describes his return to campus to accept his award and reminisces about his Westminster journey.
Read the Dr. Murphy’s post: “A Love Letter to Liberal Arts Education”