Bennett College is a small, private, historically black liberal arts college for women. The college offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution, Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action. At Bennett College, education takes in an environment of open inquiry where teachers and students are immersed in educational processes that build community, foster authentic research, donate knowledge, and advance scholarship and personal empowerment. Students will leave Bennett College prepared for success in the world of work and further studies, possessing a greater appreciation of the history and culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, the struggles and accomplishments of women, and a realization of their own ability and the possibilities to help change the world.