The Ohio Wesleyan University‘s 175 Celebration – Homecoming & Family Weekend – Connect Today, Create Tomorrow Campaign Kickoff photographed Friday, October 20, 2017 at the OWU campus.
The $200 million Connect Today, Create Tomorrow comprehensive campaign — the largest in the Ohio Wesleyan University history — is a renewing of their commitment to their founding principles as they chart a bold path forward.
Ohio Wesleyan University (also known as Wesleyan or OWU) is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohioresidents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five — a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and maintained that the university “is forever to be conducted on the most liberal principles.”
In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan had the eleventh highest percentage of international students among liberal arts colleges for the seventeenth straight year. In its 2015 edition of U.S. college rankings, Niche (company) ranked Ohio Wesleyan the 56th (out of 880 colleges) most politically liberal college in the U.S. U.S. News & World Report ranked Ohio Wesleyan 95th among U.S. liberal arts colleges in its 2017 edition.